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February 20, 2015
The National Association of Charter School Authorizers called a new report that grades Michigan's authorizers a "step in the right direction" as the state continues to discuss improving charter authorizing. But critics said the Education Trust-Midwest study was misleading and failed to recognize effective authorizing practices. Read more »
February 17, 2015
Shawnee Jackson struggled to learn math in fourth grade, but her teachers at a D.C. public school wouldn’t give her the one-on-one attention she needed. Read more »
February 17, 2015
Pennsylvania charter schools can be a sore topic for some, and the answer to repairing the public school system for others. Either way, it’s an issue that elicits fervent discussions in school districts across the commonwealth. Read more »
February 12, 2015
The commission overseeing Philadelphia’s public schools will soon have to decide whether to accept an offer of $35 million from the Philadelphia School Partnership, a local philanthropic group. Read more »
February 11, 2015
It is Black History Month, and as people reflect on the struggles and accomplishments of African-Americans over many decades, many agree that “more can be done” to ensure economic opportunity for all Americans. Read more »
February 10, 2015
The Center for Education Reform's President, Kara Kerwin, moderates a panel at the day-long academic forum on School Choice initiatives, "Choosing Excellence", hosted by Senator Tim Scott and the American Federation for Children. Read more »
February 9, 2015
Barack Obama is a Washington, D.C., resident – and one with a high income. As he likes to openly admit, he’s one of the privileged 1 percent who he thinks can afford to pay more taxes. Read more »
February 9, 2015
North Carolina's first online charter schools have gotten the final go-ahead to open. Read more »
February 9, 2015
I read Alec MacGillis’s piece on the education reforms of Jeb Bush with a careful eye (“Testing Time,” January 26th). In my twenty-five years of experience in education, I have found that Florida’s success story surpasses that of all other states. Read more »
February 6, 2015
Senior fellow and president emeritus of CER, Jeanne Allen, will appear on STOSSEL, debating the role of unions in charter school efforts. Read more »