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June 25, 2013
It's time for Maine legislators to produce a system that will foster the most amount of opportunity for students. Read more »
June 18, 2013
The fact that local districts can block innovation is one reason why Maryland's charter law has been ranked as one of the worst in the nation. Read more »
June 18, 2013
The message is painfully clear to the opponents of expanding educational options: Educational choice is not a partisan issue because the education of a child is not a partisan issue. Read more »
June 13, 2013
How does your school prepare you for college? What steps does your school take to give you the experience of college? As a junior attending Cesar Chavez Public Charter School for Public Policy, the school has started to get me thinking about college and career options. The Chavez Schools mission is to prepare scholars to […] Read more »
June 7, 2013
Today CER staff had the opportunity to tour Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School, the first adult education charter school in the nation, thanks to a monthly charter school tour event sponsored by CityBridge Foundation, FOCUS and Charter Board Partners called “First Fridays”. (We had the opportunity to visit Yu Ying public charter school in […] Read more »
June 6, 2013
Hello, I’m Briana McManus. I am in the eleventh grade at the Cesar Chavez Public Charter School – Parkside Campus and interning at CER for three weeks as a part of my fellowship to obtain job experience and to prepare me for life after high school. While reviewing different articles, statistics, and facts at my […] Read more »
June 6, 2013
CER President Jeanne Allen’s full response to a thoughtful piece by Michael McShane titled Dispatches from a nervous Common Core observer (part 3 of 10): Can’t anything be called ‘Common Core Aligned?’ is found below. Please see AEI’s blog for original commentary. I’m still back on the diet analogy Mike. To me, reading your analysis […] Read more »
June 6, 2013
Why is famed Governor Chris Christie turning a blind eye toward Chris Cerf's decision to overturn the Department's previous decision to permit two virtual charter schools to open? Read more »
June 5, 2013
New Jerseyans have sadly never had an opportunity to witness the benefit of a truly statewide charter school environment that helps children succeed, all schools improve and educators thrive. Unlike most other states, New Jersey law rests all authority to approve and vet charter school applications with the state Commissioner of Education. Read more »
May 30, 2013
Let’s find ways to offer more options that address local needs, rather than invite a top-down response to an issue that has more to do with our lack of rigor generally in schools than a lack of workforce related skills being taught. Read more »