October 1, 2019
BLAINE BIGOTRY UPDATE.  “Blaine, Blaine, James G. Blaine/the continental liar from the state of Maine.” James Blaine  got this label the old fashioned way - he earned it, though “bigot” would be as accurate as “liar.” In addition to the anti-Catholic virulence of his “Blaine Amendments,” he was also involved in the notorious “Chinese Exclusion Act” of […] Read more »
September 24, 2019
TODAY IS NATIONAL VOTER REGISTRATION DAY. Hundreds of thousands of brave men and women have died to preserve this - perhaps the most basic of American rights. Don’t let their sacrifices be in vain.  If you don’t register you can’t vote. And if you don’t vote, don’t you dare complain about anything the election winners […] Read more »
September 17, 2019
MIRACLE AT PHILADELPHIA. September 17, 1787 has a strong argument for being the actual date that what we know as the United States came into being. That was the day that “We The People” formed a more perfect union by replacing the dysfunctional Articles of Confederation with our Constitution.The famous painting above by  Howard Chandler […] Read more »
September 10, 2019
HOUSTON,  WE HAVE A PROBLEM - AND A SOLUTION. Thousands of parents will rally this Wednesday on the eve of the next Democratic Debate to warn candidates that education opportunity means more to them than hollow promises to special interest groups. At issue is the position of most of the candidates on charter schools, which since […] Read more »
September 4, 2019
START SPREADIN’ THE NEWS!The Good News: As has been the case since CER opened its doors in 1993, the public supports education choice. Even in the midst of union bullying and the disinformation campaigns, we know from our day-to-day work, and from reliable polls, that a majority of the general public favor education choice, including […] Read more »
August 27, 2019
Okay it’s not as sizzling (or muddy) as Woodstock and the Summer of Love but it has all the trappings (minus the Sex, Drugs and Rock&Roll)....To wit, here are the greatest hits - of CER’s Summer of Choice - an intensive promotion of education opportunity - info that you need to take back to your […] Read more »
August 20, 2019
Perspectives on Hot Issues in 2020 Race -or Those That Should BeA Special CER NewswireIt seems like forever, but it was just a few weeks ago that the nation witnessed its most recent union-organized walkouts in North Carolina. Prior to that, the unions had pushed teachers in more than 15 states or communities to walk […] Read more »
August 13, 2019
TAKE BACK YOUR “SCHOOL.” Does your school look like this idyllic version, from the old “school days, school days, good old golden rule days.."?, when READING AND WRITING AND ‘RITHMATIC were taught proficiently - and history, too, instead of the non- stop revisionist history going on in these current school days? For a good example of […] Read more »
August 6, 2019
SUMMER SLIDE... the phenomenon in which students lose key skills by not reading at the same intensity or pace as they do throughout the year - no doubt happens to adults too as we turn off of our constant focus on the issues in favor of more fun! So as to not have to return […] Read more »
July 30, 2019
A HOME RUN FOR CHARTERS. Few things are as all-American as baseball – and education opportunity!  Over 1,000  D.C. charter school leaders, educators & families got to experience that winning combination on July 23rd at Nationals Park, where CER partnered with the winning team to sponsor DC Charter School Night. The event celebrated the achievements […] Read more »