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October 31, 2019
 Read CER’s Statement on the 2019 Nation’s Report Card.Presented here are past and present reflections on that path breaking report, along with critical analysis of the past administrations of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) and trends of improvement, pockets of persistent stagnation and CER’s assessments and recommendations for the innovation needed to drive […] Read more »
October 30, 2019
Assessment Finds Majority of U.S. Students Have Declined in Core Subjects WASHINGTON D.C. (10.30.19) — The Center for Education Reform (CER), a national leader in the fight to achieve educational excellence in the United States, today issued a statement by CER founder and CEO Jeanne Allen regarding the new scores revealed this morning by the National […] Read more »
October 23, 2019
CER IN THE NEWSFox & FriendsOctober 23, 2019 CER Founder & CEO Jeanne Allen appeared on Fox & Friends for a segment on Elizabeth Warren's EdReform plan that wrongly attacks Charter Schools & puts special interests over parents’ rights.‬ Read her article from the Washington Examiner here. Read more »
October 23, 2019
CER IN THE NEWSWashington ExaminerOctober 22, 2019Elizabeth Warren issued a stark return to the past in her education plan released Monday. Much anticipated, the plan is more than reminiscent of the old initiatives that led the country to a massive decline in educational attainment that we’ve only recently begun to reverse.Her leading supporters in the teachers' […] Read more »
October 22, 2019
Presidential candidate condemned by advocates for student-centered education for joining reckless teachers’ strike, threatening future-saving schools WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Center for Education Reform (CER) issued the following statement today by CER president and founder Jeanne Allen regarding today’s scheduled visit by U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), a candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, to the Chicago Teachers […] Read more »
October 9, 2019
By Jeanne AllenAcross the country, states are implementing laws to address what has become reported as an international epidemic -- shortages of teachers not just in the US but in almost every country.  Not only are fewer people with state-required credentials not available to teach, but surveys suggest almost half are considering leaving the profession.To […] Read more »
October 9, 2019
Dear Friends:The Chicago Teachers Union is getting ready - it would appear with glee - at the prospect of another teacher strike.  A series of deliberate attempts to disrupt education planned by the AFT, you’ll recall that they walked out on thousands of kids for days at Chicago International Charter School, where they’d taken over some […] Read more »
October 9, 2019
CER IN THE NEWSOctober 3, 2019Read what we think of the actions by the Chicago Teachers Union, which is preparing once again to pull teachers out of classrooms and put kids on the street. From today’s Chicago Tribune. Read more »
October 1, 2019
PRESS ADVISORYFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 1, 2019CONTACT: PR Departmentpr@edreform.com(703) 966-0831Expanding Education Opportunity in Rural AmericaIngredients for revitalizing rural educationWashington, D.C. -- With increasing scrutiny of rural America and its lagging educational outcomes, it’s time to consider new, innovative approaches to improving and expanding education opportunity in rural communities. That is the conclusion of a new whitepaper issued […] Read more »
September 11, 2019
NEWS ALERTTO: PEOPLE WHO CHERISH DC's KIDS FROM: CERIncreased Assault on DC ChartersWhen forums are framed in deliberately misleading language, we know the intent isn't public information but harmful actions. That's why I'm writing to you right now, to bring to your attention that in the District, anti-charter forces are organizing community forums, clad in […] Read more »