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July 9, 2012
The pro-charter Center for Education Reform, or CER, also places a strong emphasis on authorizers. In fact, vice president for research Alison Consoletti said having strong, independent authorizers is the single most important factor in creating quality charter schools. Read more »
June 26, 2012
"Idaho epitomizes the Lake Wobegon effect," says Jeanne Allen, president of the D.C.-based Center for Education Reform. "In states like this, the assumption is all is well. The reality is they've been simply going through the motions for years, and the result is a kind of Third World education status." Read more »
June 22, 2012
“GAO’s attempt to draw conclusions about enrollment of students with special needs in charter schools was a waste of resources,” said Jeanne Allen, president of The Center for Education Reform, in a release. "The GAO report, by the agency’s own admission, fails to meet fundamental and rudimentary research standards. It is based wholly on anecdotal snapshots of a limited number of schools and states.” Read more »
June 18, 2012
The Center for Education Reform, a charter advocacy group, calls Florida one of the friendliest charter states in the nation. Read more »
June 12, 2012
Some education reformers have praised aspects of Knudsen's plan, saying that decentralization will allow teachers and principals more autonomy. Jeanne Allen, president of the Washington-based Center for Education Reform, described the proposal as long overdue and perhaps not bold enough. Read more »
June 1, 2012
North Valley Academy's patriotism emphasis is a first for Idaho, but a number of charter schools nationally focus on similar concepts, said Jeanne Allen, president of the Center for Education Reform, a Washington, D.C.-based school choice advocate. Read more »
June 1, 2012
"The mayor's candid disdain for the current teacher union contracts is attractive to most reformers, and they equate tough talk with tough action," said Jeanne Allen, president of the Washington, D.C.-based Center for Education Reform. Read more »
April 27, 2012
Twenty-eight DC charter schools have closed, a failure rate of 35 percent. That’s more than twice the national rate of 15 percent, according to the Center for Education Reform, a charter research and advocacy group. Read more »
April 6, 2012
National charter school and education reform advocates rate Wyoming's charter school law as among the worst in the nation because they say the law makes it difficult to open a charter school. The Center for Education Reform recently gave Wyoming a "D'' grade in charter school law. Read more »
April 6, 2012
The Center for Education Reform president Jeanne Allen on which states support and hinder the expansion of charter schools. Read more »