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January 9, 2017
by Jeanne Allen Washington Examiner December 5, 2016 With Betsy DeVos likely the next Secretary of Education, the sharks of the status quo are circling. There is all sorts of misinformation about her home state of Michigan’s vibrant charter school movement and whether such schools in Detroit have succeeded or failed in a city that […] Read more »
December 29, 2016
With interest in education innovation aligned, the nation’s schools get a boost by Jeanne Allen Washington Times December 29, 2016 It turns out that Donald Trump and Bill Gates have an important shared interest. And it bodes very well for the prospects for success in the new administration. After their hour-long meeting at Trump Tower […] Read more »
December 7, 2016
Fox40 covers CER’s announcing Sacramento California’s Natomas Charter School the winner of the “Hey John Oliver Back Off My Charter School” video contest. The contest was launched in August in response to a misleading and poorly contrived segment of HBO’s Last Week Tonight, hosted by comedian John Oliver, which had the potential to cause serious […] Read more »
November 30, 2016
by Arianna Prothero Education Week November 30, 2016 School choice advocates are waffling between excitement for potentially unprecedented new opportunities under a Donald Trump administration, and concern that the president-elect could also dramatically undermine the school choice movement. Trump’s promise on the campaign trail to spend $20 billion on school vouchers for low-income students could […] Read more »
November 26, 2016
by Stephanie Wang and Chelsea Schneider IndyStar November 26, 2016 As governor, Mike Pence strongly advocated for education reforms, overseeing a vast expansion of the state’s private school voucher program and a boost in funding for charter schools. Now as the incoming vice president, Pence has the chance to promote those same policies on the national […] Read more »
November 25, 2016
by Chad Livengood, Jonathan Oosting and Michael Gerstein The Detroit News November 25, 2016 President-elect Donald Trump’s planned nomination of west Michigan philanthropist Betsy DeVos for education secretary has ignited a debate about how the country delivers a high-quality education for every child. DeVos, 58, supports increasing school choices, which she has called an attempt to […] Read more »
November 17, 2016
by Post Editorial Board New York Post November 17, 2016 New York City school kids caught a break Thursday when Eva Moskowitz took herself out of the running to be Donald Trump’s secretary of education. The Success Academy Charter Network CEO met with Trump a day earlier and was rumored to be under consideration for […] Read more »
November 16, 2016
by Richard Whitmire The 74 November 16, 2016 Donald Trump will be “the greatest thing that ever happened” to charter schools, Rudolph Giuliani recently declared, speaking as vice chairman of Trump’s transition team. That could happen — but there’s an equal chance he will be the worst. The former New York City mayor’s assertion is […] Read more »
November 16, 2016
by Monica Jacquez, KXTV ABC 10 November 16, 2016 Natomas Charter School in Sacramento is getting national attention after HBO’s “Last Week Tonight” host John Oliver launched a piece on failed charter schools, ultimately criticizing how they are run. “If we are going to treat charter schools like pizza shops, we should monitor them at […] Read more »
November 15, 2016
Jeanne Allen, Founder and CEO of The Center for Education Reform, calls on the president-elect to unite the nation’s families and communities around improving education through innovation and opportunity. Read more »