April 7, 2020
Perhaps the most famous literary first line in history (if you were fortunate to be exposed to English literature, which, for all too many people is not the case) is “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times” from Dickens’ “A Tale of Two Cities.” COVID is creating for many the […] Read more »
April 1, 2020
YOUR NO FOOLIN’ GUIDE TO EDUCATION IN THE TIME OF COVIDYes — Today is April Fools’ Day - but there is no fooling around in this Newswire. Just information we know you can use whether you’re a parent, teacher, student, administrator or just a foot soldier in the one answer to COVID that we can […] Read more »
March 25, 2020
THE FUTURE IS NOW Our resolve is more firm than ever before. We are not blinking — never have and never will. We are redoubling our commitment and efforts to help education advance through and despite this crisis.Whenever this COVID19 crisis ends, and it WILL end, one thing is certain — things will never be the same. The […] Read more »
March 17, 2020
YOU KNOW WHEN THE NEA AND THE PRESIDENT AGREE it must be serious, but that’s precisely what happened today when both said students must go online to continue their learning. So here’s your news wire to help you comply with what everyone agrees needs to happen...THE CRISIS. It’s here, it’s everywhere, and we offer our support, gratitude […] Read more »
March 10, 2020
Virus or No Virus, Education Needs to AdvanceEducation technology that delivers great content, engages students and teachers has never been more important.  While the many education systems have resisted changing their 150 year old structure, necessity now compels it to do what ailing student achievement could not.  We’re excited to be part of it and […] Read more »
March 3, 2020
MAKING SUPER TUESDAY SUPER. It’s that day when the citizens of 14 states begin to turn the presidential elections toward the more likely candidate. We remain deeply concerned for the Republic that discussing education — the critical link for our security and prosperity — is altogether missing in a substantive way from the campaign trail (as […] Read more »
February 25, 2020
CHOICE WORDS FOR THE DEBATE #WHATABOUTUS? Tonight in the Palmetto State at the Democratic Debate, the most interesting activity is likely to be outside, not inside, if Vegas is any guide. Activists led by the Freedom Coalition for Charter Schools and civil rights leader Dr. Howard Fuller are already gathering at Wragg Mall, 382 Meeting St., just a few blocks from the […] Read more »
February 19, 2020
WASHINGTON TO LINCOLN TO  ? “The best means of forming a manly, virtuous, and happy people will be found in the right education of youth. Without this foundation, every other means, in my opinion, must fail.”    - George Washington“Education is the most important subject which we as a people can be engaged in.”   - Abraham […] Read more »
February 11, 2020
In honor of St. Valentine, we’re sending hearts for love, but reserving darts for those who disappoint...A SPECIAL VALENTINE. An Unfinished Journey; Education & The American Dream, by CER’s Founder and CEO Jeanne Allen. Inspired by love of country, her Italian heritage, and this nation’s ongoing quest to raise its children to aspire and achieve […] Read more »
February 4, 2020
STATE OF THE UNION’s BIPARTISAN THEME. Tonight’s State of the Union address by President Donald J. Trump will very likely include more than a passing reference to education reform, as Jeanne shared with the Washington Post the other day, and specifically, the Administration’s effort to enact education freedom scholarships to help low-income students choose the […] Read more »