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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 »
November 15, 2016
Jeanne Allen, Founder and CEO of the Center for Education Reform, sits down with William L Walton, Host of Common Ground with Bill Walton, to talk about the status of education reform and the charter school movement. Read more »
November 11, 2016
by Emma Brown and Perry Stein The Washington Post November 11th, 2016 As governor of Indiana, Mike Pence accomplished what his new boss, President-elect Donald Trump, now wants to do nationwide: Expand taxpayer-funded vouchers and charter schools to give more parents choices beyond traditional public schools. Trump has proposed a new $20 billion federal program […] Read more »
November 10, 2016
CER Founder and CEO Jeanne Allen talks with Wall Street Journal's Mary Kissel about what Election 2016 results could mean for the future of education, including the election of Donald Trump, a defeated Massachusetts ballot initiative on charter schools, and states that saw the election of opportunity-minded Superintendents, Governors, and U.S. Senators. Read more »
November 10, 2016
By: Matt StockNewsTimes NOVEMBER 10, 2016 Now, only a few months ago, Donald Trump pledged that—should he be elected president—he will immediately invest $20 billion in school choice. This plan would, essentially, reprioritize existing federal dollars in order to establish a grant that will allow for children who live in poverty to attend the school […] Read more »
November 9, 2016
By The Journal Staff The Journal 11/09/16 Disturbingly little is known with any certainty about President-Elect Donald J. Trump’s plans for education. Even credible speculation is difficult, given that Trump is far from a traditional Republican and that his statements on a range of issues have proved somewhat inconsistent over the last year or so. […] Read more »
November 9, 2016
by HECHINGER REPORT November 9, 2016 NEW YORK – President-elect Donald Trump said very little about education during the bruising and divisive campaign, leaving those who devote their life to it baffled and unsure about what he’ll actually do and what his policy choices will be. The Republican has pushed for school choice using federal […] Read more »
November 7, 2016
By Tom Vander Ark Education Weekly November 7, 2016 Securing great education opportunities for all learners at all levels was the originating intent of modern education reform. Animating the movement was a perceived threat to the economy and big gaps in opportunity. Standards-based reforms sought to set clear high standards, measure progress, build capacity, attack […] Read more »