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November 7, 2016
By Jeanne Allen, Contributor Washington Examiner November, 7 2016 Dear Madam or Mister President, While responsibility for education lies squarely with the states, your role in advancing or rolling back progress in American education reform can be dramatic, depending on your approach. With that in mind, I offer a few thoughts for your consideration. Simply […] Read more »
November 3, 2016
By Arianna Prothero Education Weekly November 3, 2016 Rising concerns over the management practices and academic quality of virtual charter schools have exposed a deepening divide among some of the nation’s most influential supporters of school choice. Armed with research that paints a grim picture of the virtual charter school sector, some of the most […] Read more »
November 1, 2016
By Andrew Ujifusa Education Week November 1, 2016 Among various players like the teachers’ unions looking to influence the Every Student Succeeds Act at the state level, a group led by former U.S. Secretary of Education William J. Bennett is seeking to make its mark. Conservative Leaders for Education, which formed in July to push […] Read more »
October 26, 2016
by Daarel Burnette II State EdWatch  24 October 2016 This post was written by Andrew Ujifusa and originally posted on the Politics K-12 blog.  Amidst various players like the teachers’ unions looking to influence the Every Student Succeeds Act at the state level, a group led former Secretary of Education William Bennett is seeking to make its mark. […] Read more »
October 25, 2016
by: Jon Marcus TES 25 October 2016 November 8 will not only herald the vote for the new president – it will also help decide the fate of charter school expansion Dubious claims, boorish behavior, multimillion-dollar advertising battles, political and racial division, claims of dirty tricks, even billionaires. It’s not only the stuff of the […] Read more »
October 24, 2016
by Howard Blume Los Angeles Times October 24th, 2016 Some years back, when administrators at a group of Los Angeles charter schools ordered the entire instructional staff to cheat on state standardized tests, the charter division at the Los Angeles Unified School District was at first willing to forgive what had happened and move on. But last […] Read more »
October 15, 2016
SouthCoast Today by Jennette Barnes October 15th, 2016 Everyone believes in giving kids a great education. But how best to do it? Question 2 juxtaposes two claims to defend the best interests of young people and public schooling. And because Massachusetts is a national leader in education, what’s at stake is nothing less than the […] Read more »
October 12, 2016
by Emily Leayman Education Watchdog October 12, 2016 The nation’s capital is home to some of the most influential minds of education, but they’re not only working on federal affairs — they also serve on school boards in the city’s large charter sector. Based on a Thomas B. Fordham Institute survey of 325 members of 58 […] Read more »
September 30, 2016
by Jeanne Allen Daily Hampshire Gazette September 30, 2016 It’s time to set the record straight on education funding. Opponents of parent power continue to spread false information about charter schools, despite the fact that many reputable sources, including newspaper editorial boards, have acknowledged that the claim that charter schools drain resources from traditional public […] Read more »
September 29, 2016
by Submitted News Sussex September 29, 2016 The Center for Education Reform announced that the deadline for its “Hey John Oliver! Back Off My Charter School” video contest was extended to Sept. 30. The video contest was created after HBO’s “Last Week Tonight” host John Oliver’s released an episode on charter schools. CER responded by […] Read more »