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March 2, 2020
Forbes | March 2, 2020By Jeanne AllenParents v Candidates in Election 2020With American education in a state of mediocrity or worse in many of the nation’s most volatile communities, the absence of a substantive debate on education issues on the national political stage is shocking. Sure, promises of universal healthcare and free college are more […] Read more »
January 29, 2020
THE PERFECT READ FOR SCHOOL CHOICE WEEK Hot off the presses – and we do mean hot as it was published only days ago – comes an important and seminal read, An Unfinished Journey; Education & The American Dream, by CER’s Founder and CEO Jeanne Allen. Inspired by love of country, her Italian heritage, and this nation’s ongoing […] Read more »
January 22, 2020
Special CER News Alert: Today's Coverage of Espinoza V. Montana Dept of Revenue Read more »
January 21, 2020
CER IN THE NEWS January 21, 2020 Friends, We are one day away from the most significant Supreme Court case involving education in over 60 years – Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue.  As we all continue to work hard to spread lead plaintiff Kendra Espinoza’s important story, we are sharing a new piece co-written […] Read more »
January 9, 2020
Forbes | January 9, 2020By Jeanne AllenDoesn’t education deserve more than 2% of the attention?We are just days away from the next Democratic presidential debate on January 14 when the five candidates who made the most recent cut—former Vice President Joe Biden, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, and Senators Amy Klobuchar, Bernie Sanders, and Elizabeth Warren— will […] Read more »
December 31, 2019
“While it cannot cure everything, education is the best antidote for ignorance.”Dear Friends,I hope you’ve had time to enjoy the company of family and friends this holiday season. My heart goes out to those who are suffering in numerous ways from the tragedies that seem to beset us at every turn. I remain convinced that while it […] Read more »
December 19, 2019
Forbes | December 14, 2019By Jeanne AllenAs the teachers' union-sponsored “Public Education Forum 2020," winds down in Pittsburgh this weekend, let’s state the obvious truth: our nation’s education system is shockingly failing most students and teachers.On national, international, and local data points, most schools are failing to provide the personalization and mobile economy necessary to teach and […] Read more »
December 18, 2019
(with apologies to Clement Clarke Moore)‘Twas the night before the debate, when all thru’ the house,  Randi was stirring the Democratic candidates’ house. The strike signs were hung ‘ron the country with care,  In hopes that Ms. Warren soon would be there.   The union agitators were all snug in their red, While visions of […] 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 14, 2019
How dumb is that move? Let us channel poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning and count the ways. First – who exactly are these “indigenous people” for whom we... Read more »