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June 17, 2016
The Center for Education Reform released a “manifesto” this week responding to a reform movement that the advocacy group says is in crisis. Read more »
June 16, 2016
Jeanne Allen, founder and CEO of the pro-school choice Center for Education Reform, called on the education reform movement to change, boldly claiming that the movement saw more success in its first nine years than in the last 16. Read more »
June 16, 2016
To right the course of the movement she helped found, Allen wrote a white paper emphasizing innovation and opportunity called “IO: The New Opportunity Agenda,” and invited a group of people from various educational constituencies to learn about it at a luncheon at the National Press Club here today. Read more »
June 8, 2016
by Dorothy “Doro” Bush Koch Fox News June 8, 2016 Graduation is an inspirational time of year when proud families celebrate education milestones and the beginnings of productive lives. I remember a commencement speech that my mom, former First Lady Barbara Bush, delivered at Wellesley College in 1990.  She retold a story by Robert Fulghum […] Read more »
May 23, 2016
NAEP data, combined with information on college readiness, presents a clear picture on the need to improve and expand access to innovative learning opportunities. Read more »
May 21, 2016
A study of news coverage of charter schools shows "some evidence of a noticeable anti-charter tilt." Read more »
May 20, 2016
Despite the favorable ruling, the ESA program remains on hold because a Carson City judge issued an injunction in a separate case in January that halted implementation. The Nevada Supreme Court is expected to schedule hearings on that case soon. Read more »
May 16, 2016
by Jeanne Allen Deseret News May 16, 2016 An article about charter schools (“Do charter schools work?” May 9) misrepresented the success and outcomes of these innovative public schools on students, schools and communities. Research has consistently shown that charters lift all boats and grow student learning across all populations. And not only that, but […] Read more »
May 14, 2016
Has school choice been able to interrupt the strong link between home environments and academic success? The answer to that question is a resounding yes, especially when looking beyond the sole metric of graduation rates. Read more »
May 13, 2016
May 13, 2016 Obama transgender edict causes stir over the proper use of government in an educational venue, reports Caitlin Emma of Politico: But critics say the administration has issued a directive that’s going to use up tons of school resources and take time away from teaching students. “Saying that students are allowed to use […] Read more »