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August 16, 2012
“There’s a tendency in education that we somehow have to make it entertaining for kids,” said Jeanne Allen, president of the Center for Education Reform, a D.C. group that advocates school choice. “The Basis philosophy is that it can be exhilarating to learn a great amount of knowledge.” Read more »
August 3, 2012
"This could be the new model for public education," said Jeanne Allen, president of the Center for Education Reform, a national research and advocacy group that supports school choice. "It stands to be a lab of innovation where people can see that thinking outside the box is not so scary." Read more »
August 1, 2012
CER President Jeanne Allen talks about money following the child on NBC Nightly News Read more »
July 20, 2012
Kara Kerwin of the Center for Education Reform believes charter schools can give an education other public schools can't offer with the regulations that school districts have in place. Read more »
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 »