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June 12, 2014
CER founder, Jeanne Allen, defends the Vergara v. California decision on CNN Newsroom with Randi Kaye. The landmark decision ruled that California's teacher tenure, dismissal, and layoff laws are unconstitutional. Read more »
June 11, 2014
Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Rolf Treu declared California’s tenure protections for public schoolteachers unconstitutional Tuesday, rattling powerful unions that support protection for long-term educators. Read more »
June 11, 2014
In a major blow to teachers’ unions, a Los Angeles judge ruled Tuesday that state laws governing tenure and the firing of teachers are unconstitutional, saying students and educators alike are “disadvantaged” by the statutes. Read more »
June 11, 2014
A California Superior Court judge ruled Tuesday that the state's teacher tenure laws were unconstitutional, dealing a severe blow to the public sector unions who had fought to keep the status quo intact. Read more »
May 29, 2014
If a Broward County, Fla., public school successfully transitions to a charter school, it will mark a first in the area to do so, the Miami Herald reports. Read more »
May 16, 2014
CER President, Kara Kerwin, spoke with Choice Media about the Philly cheating scandal, noting teacher and school reforms are needed to solve the cheating problem. Read more »
May 15, 2014
As the stakes get higher for testing performance with federal and state mandates, a systemic culture of cheating is growing, both in Pennsylvania and across the nation. Read more »
May 12, 2014
Fewer than half of state charter school laws in the United States earn above-average grades according to The Center for Education Reform's (CER) 15th Edition of Charter School Laws Across the Staes: Rankings & Scorecard released recently, and Pennsylvania's law was revealed to be mediocre, ranking 18th out of the nation's 43 charter school laws, earning a grade of "C." Read more »
May 2, 2014
CER President, Kara Kerwin, discussing the education crisis in America on CCTV’s The Heat. Click on the image below to watch the full video. Read more »
April 25, 2014
Just two days after the U.S. House of Representatives Education Committee discussed changes to charter school operations, U.S. Rep. Randy Neugebauer, R-Lubbock, took a tour of Lubbock’s Rise Academy. Read more »