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June 14, 2017
State plans create more losers than winners, and many get nothing at all. States and school districts spend more than $50 billion each year on teacher pensions, the keystone in teacher compensation packages. In theory, they provide a generous and secure pot of gold at the end of a teacher’s career, which serves as an […] Read more »
June 6, 2017
As Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos testifies on Capitol Hill there is myriad of comments about what she should or shouldn’t do, and what she can expect. Fordham’s Mike Petrilli yesterday offered that she should address the criticisms of her previous testimony by talking about the tension between civil and religious rights, and the value […] Read more »
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 »
Regulations
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 »