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June 5, 2018
“Most [charter school teachers] come to this work to provide underserved children with a better shot at educational success, but now they’re increasingly branded as corporate stooges selling out public education by critics who challenge charter schools’ right to exist.” Read more »
June 5, 2018
“A subterranean divide among Democrats between backers of teachers unions and those of charter schools and other education innovations is helping shape key gubernatorial primaries…” Read more »
May 11, 2018
May 11, 2018 Today, the Center for Education Reform released second first in a series of reports exploring the case for a true transformation in education — and how to make it happen. The Case for Education Transformation Part 2: Opportunity                     Read more »
February 16, 2018
February 16, 2018 Today, the Center for Education Reform released the first in a series of reports exploring the case for a true transformation in education — and how to make it happen. The Case for Education Transformation, Part I: The Disappointing Reality of American Education (updated April 11, 2018) Read more »
October 31, 2017
Center for Education Reform founder and CEO Jeanne Allen went on WINA in Charlottesville on October 31st, 2017 to discuss the controversy surrounding her appearance in Backpack Full of Cash. She talks about CER’s mission, current events, and more, Listen here: Read more »
Jeanne Allen on Common Ground With Bill Walton
October 30, 2017
Jeanne Allen chats with Bill Walton about Matt Damon’s new film, Backpack Full of Cash. Read more »
October 26, 2017
The op-ed below written by Jeanne Allen was published in Realcleareducation.com on October 26th, 2017 Matt Damon and I are “in” the same film. I should be thrilled, but it’s a poorly contrived documentary with a storyline worlds apart from the reality of education for most Americans. Entitled “Backpack Full of Cash” for a phrase […] Read more »
October 24, 2017
The op-ed below written by Center for Education Reform CEO and Founder Jeanne Allen appeared in the Washington Examiner on October 23rd, 2017.    “How can we, through a variety of efforts, whether it’s through technology, innovation or policy, have an equal opportunity for everyone to participate in the future?” Those were the words of […] Read more »
September 29, 2017
The op-ed below written by Johnny C. Taylor Jr. appeared in the Times Record News on September 29th, 2017. Taylor is the president and CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, the largest organization exclusively representing the black college community. He is one of CER’s “Voices of Opportunity.” Follow him on Twitter at @JohnnyCTaylorJr.   […] Read more »
September 25, 2017
The article below, written by T. Willard Fair, appeared in USA Today on September 21st, 2017.  The NAACP refuses to acknowledge the benefits that come from school choice and expects all people of color should follow their lead. I won’t. Once upon a time it may have been unheard of for the head of an […] Read more »