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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 »
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 »