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August 23, 2016
August 23, 2016 Wall Street Journal CER’s Jeanne Allen talks to Mary Kissel on Wall Street Journal Opinion Journal about the California Supreme Court’s decision to uphold a law that keeps bad teachers in the classroom.       Jeanne previously appeared on Opinion Journal in March to discuss John King’s U.S. Secretary of Education […] Read more »
August 19, 2016
Teachers unions are leading a deliberate, deceptive campaign designed to scare those who support families’ rights to choose the best education for their children. Read more »
July 29, 2016
No, not Harry Potter magic. This kind of magic, said U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.), is the kind of public policy that can help cure society’s seemingly incurable ills. Scott’s remarks were addressed to the Kemp Forum on Expanding Opportunity in Indianapolis, a gathering of lawmakers and activists supportive of school choice. Read more »
July 28, 2016
As governor, Pence has championed a number of school choice policies, like Indiana's voucher program... Read more »
July 22, 2016
by Jeanne Allen Yorktown Crier & Poquoson Post July 21, 2016 Imagine a bi-partisan commission focused on one of America’s most pressing national issues. Imagine a consensus opinion on what needs to be done to save generations of American youth-at-risk. Now imagine ignoring those recommendations. Unthinkable to some, but the sad reality we see today. […] Read more »
July 22, 2016
In a toxic and unpredictable election cycle, Gov. Mike Pence’s record on education is exactly what we need: a reminder that education is the essential lever to expand opportunity for all Americans. Read more »
July 19, 2016
Sometimes it takes a tragedy to remind us what’s important — and what not to take for granted. Nowhere is this more obvious for the education reform movement than in New Orleans. Read more »
July 12, 2016
Lately, education scholars at Washington, D.C.-based, nominally conservative think tanks have spun themselves into a tizzy about the education reform movement’s splintering into quarreling factions. Read more »
July 12, 2016
by Marilyn Anderson Rhames Education Post I’m a Generation X-er, but don’t you dare call me old. I’m fairly new to the fourth decade, but I am often mistaken as an early twenty-something. It’s a dubious misconception. Sometimes I’m flattered and other times it’s offensive. When I want to be taken seriously, I drop hints […] Read more »
July 1, 2016
By Ovetta Wiggins Washington Post July 1, 2016 The president of Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence is doing something she has never done before: organizing volunteers to monitor the state’s Handgun Review Permit Board. The board, which hears appeals from people who have been denied gun permits, is one of at least three in the […] Read more »