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May 31, 2017
Sometimes it takes a giant telegram to deliver a giant message — that educational tax credits are critical to the future of Catholic schools. Read more »
April 12, 2017
Ordinarily, policymakers would regard a record like that as something well worth preserving and encouraging. Instead, legislators appear to be preparing to cripple Arizona’s charter schools. Read more »
Charter Schols Work
April 4, 2017
A staggering disparity exists between college completion rates for students from wealthy and low-income families in the United States. Read more »
The Georgia State Capitol
March 31, 2017
Mandatory one-size-fits-all-standards are never good policy in charter schooling. Read more »
Jeanne Allen
February 13, 2017
This past weekend, on the Journal Editorial Report on Fox News, CER CEO Jeanne Allen unpacked the real reason behind the ferocious opposition to now-Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. Here’s the video: Also this past weekend, Jeanne appeared on Fox 5 News on the Hill. Here’s the Facebook Live video she did afterward: Read more »
February 7, 2017
By Jeanne Allen Education Week February 6, 2017 Regulations are strangling the charter sector. Panic struck the education establishment over the election of President Donald Trump and his selection of school choice advocate Betsy DeVos for U.S. secretary of education. There was fear that she would preside over a dramatic expansion of nontraditional forms of […] Read more »
January 24, 2017
Opinion Floyd County Times January 24, 2017 Kentucky felt an earthquake on November 8, 2016 that drastically changed the makeup of Frankfort and provided the Bluegrass state with a viable path to finally adopt needed reforms. With an eager Governor and a General Assembly intent on improving Kentucky’s business climate and education system, Kentuckians from […] Read more »
January 23, 2017
Colleges are failing, but what can replace them? Online courses, net-campuses and mentors. by David Gelernter The Wall Street Journal January 23, 2017 U.S. colleges are failing—the fancy-pants institutions along with the rest. They nearly all have fundamental problems, and they have had them so long that these institutions seem destined to collapse as students […] Read more »
January 10, 2017
by Joe Nathan Chalkbeat January 5, 2017 Do some school choice programs make sense in rural America? For students like Paige Knutson, Daniel Lopez Gomez, and Merle Vander Weyst, the answer is certainly yes. President-elect Donald Trump and his choice for secretary of education insist that private-school vouchers are a good idea. I strongly disagree. […] Read more »
January 9, 2017
by Jeanne Allen Washington Examiner December 5, 2016 With Betsy DeVos likely the next Secretary of Education, the sharks of the status quo are circling. There is all sorts of misinformation about her home state of Michigan’s vibrant charter school movement and whether such schools in Detroit have succeeded or failed in a city that […] Read more »