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January 17, 2012
The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (NAPCS) has released a new law report, one which scores of education pioneers denounce as damaging. Read more »
January 10, 2012
It’s only when the candidates embrace and answer these questions that we can begin to rebuild the foundation of America – education. Read more »
January 4, 2012
A Huffington Post reporter's analysis of charter closures takes CER report findings out of context and maligns the high-level of accountability currently in place. Read more »
December 12, 2011
Data reveals school choice works, and Keystone State lawmakers need to stop the leaky money pipeline that's wasting taxpayer money and hurting students' education. Read more »
December 8, 2011
The New York Times posted an Op-Ed, "Why School Choice Fails," by a reporter and parent that admittedly enjoys choices, yet blasts school choice for causing anxiety. The alternative, assigning students to schools, certainly causes anxiety for parents who have no other means of enrolling their struggling student in another institution. Edspresso fights back and contends that school choice, indeed, does not fail. Head on over to read why. Read more »
December 8, 2011
Hoosier state's ability to set expansive voucher program, performance pay system, collective bargaining limits, and performance pay system in place in 2011 make it a beacon for reform. Read more »
November 22, 2011
This weekend The Philadelphia Inquirer's Editorial Board posted an article on their blog, "Say What", criticizing Governor Corbett and his education reform plans. The Inquirer's Editorial Board suggests that Corbett should "stop acting like 'competition' from charters and vouchers will be enough to fix bad schools." We of course responded, but The Inquirer has yet to post it. So we've continued the debate here on Edspresso. Check it out... Read more »
November 21, 2011
Jeanne Allen, president of The Center for Education Reform, released the following statement applauding Gov. Tom Corbett and students for yesterday’s school choice rally and their vigorous fight to move education reform forward in Pennsylvania. “Yesterday’s rally underscores the groundswell of support for giving parents the ability to choose a school based on their child’s needs, not their zip code. Education is the core of one’s success and the House needs to empower families with the freedom to build a strong, long-lasting foundation. The shouts of ‘CHOICE! NOW!’ from hundreds of students send a clear message – Pennsylvania’s must make meaningful educational improvements for its children immediately. Read the statement here. Read more »
November 16, 2011
The federal government's denial of critical charter school funds is a black mark on Maryland's effort to create great education for all. Maryland's weak charter laws and low achievement scores certainly challenge the "We're number one" mantra. Read more »
November 15, 2011
The NCLB reauthorization falls short on teacher accountability and parent choice. Once again, America's children will pay the price as politics takes center stage in education reform. Read more »