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September 9, 2016
The Center for Education Reform talks to Wall Street Journal Opinion Journal about Hillary Clinton's comments on charter schools while on the campaign trail, and how backing from national teacher unions has likely swayed her opinion on these alternative public schools. Read more »
September 9, 2016
by Editorial Board Chicago Tribune September 9, 2016 Last month comedian John Oliver unleashed a caustic — and funny — broadside on charter schools in America. He spotlighted the worst of the worst charters, the ones that fail students, escape rigorous oversight and cost taxpayers. If you want to know how any of that is funny, […] Read more »
September 9, 2016
The claim that charter schools drain resources from traditional public schools is “absurd” and an “outright lie,” as many reputable researchers as well as editorial boards have acknowledged and documented. Read more »
September 9, 2016
Jeanne Allen, the founder of the Center for Education Reform, which supports school choice, called the idea "pie in the sky", given the current Washington political dynamic. "Congress typically doesn't write $20 million checks for programs without a real mandate," she said. Read more »
September 8, 2016
By Alyson Klein Education Week September 8, 2016 GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump said Thursday that, if elected, he’d be the “nation’s biggest cheerleader for school choice” and offer states the chance to use $20 billion in federal money to create vouchers allowing children in poverty to attend the public, charter, or private school of […] Read more »
September 2, 2016
When it comes to public charter schools and funding, it's time to set the record straight. Read more »
August 23, 2016
August 23, 2016 Wall Street Journal CER’s Jeanne Allen talks to Mary Kissel on Wall Street Journal Opinion Journal about the California Supreme Court’s decision to uphold a law that keeps bad teachers in the classroom.       Jeanne previously appeared on Opinion Journal in March to discuss John King’s U.S. Secretary of Education […] Read more »
August 19, 2016
Teachers unions are leading a deliberate, deceptive campaign designed to scare those who support families’ rights to choose the best education for their children. Read more »
July 29, 2016
No, not Harry Potter magic. This kind of magic, said U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.), is the kind of public policy that can help cure society’s seemingly incurable ills. Scott’s remarks were addressed to the Kemp Forum on Expanding Opportunity in Indianapolis, a gathering of lawmakers and activists supportive of school choice. Read more »
July 28, 2016
As governor, Pence has championed a number of school choice policies, like Indiana's voucher program... Read more »