June 28, 2016
We’re on the ground in Nashville, TN this week at the National Charter Schools Conference, and from panel discussions to side conversations the message for a New Opportunity Agenda is clear:  Charter schools must get back to their roots of being innovative learning opportunities for children. QUOTABLE. A few of the best remarks overheard so far […] Read more »
June 21, 2016
SOUNDING THE ALARM FOR INNOVATION & OPPORTUNITY. Hundreds convened last week in Washington, DC to disrupt education and promote CER’s New Opportunity Agenda. “I left the lunch meeting feeling inspired and energized; filled with new ideas to try, groups with which to collaborate and ways to engage the students and their families who desire the […] Read more »
June 14, 2016
A New Equation for EdReform — A Better Way — Remembering Choice Champion Voinovich — Literacy Solutions Read more »
June 7, 2016
I + O = R. Wonder what it means? There’s only one way to find out. On June 15, our founder and CEO, Jeanne Allen, will reveal a new manifesto. This call to arms distills our philosophy into three key words. If you’re in the DC area, we’d love for you to join us for […] Read more »
May 31, 2016
I + O = R. Since 1993, CER has led the charge for substantive, structural changes in American education that can provide lasting opportunities for children and families, long after the fads and generations have come and gone. Now, 23 years later, we’re applying a new equation in EdReform. To help us expand, we’re pleased […] Read more »
May 24, 2016
Vol. 18, No. 19 FIX TENURE. Rather than wait for another ruling in the Vergara v. California case, Democratic Assembly member Susan Bonilla has introduced legislation to curb tenure laws. “To wait is to lose another year in a child’s life,” said Bonilla. While Vergara must still be re-fought and won to improve educational quality, it’s […] Read more »
May 10, 2016
Vol. 18, No. 18 CRISIS OF ACCOUNTABILITY. The Connecticut Senate narrowly averted passing a law that would disconnect any part of teacher evaluations from the performance of their students. It’s hard to believe in this day and age that anyone would say that teachers have nothing to do with how students perform, but that’s precisely […] Read more »
May 3, 2016
Vol. 18, No. 17 May 3, 2016 This National Charter Schools Week (May 1-7), the Center for Education Reform is dedicated to growing public awareness of the original vision of charter schools and those that still embody that vision, making education better for the hundreds of thousands of parents, teachers, students, community leaders, policymakers, and […] Read more »
April 26, 2016
Vol. 18, No. 16 April 26, 2016 A RECAP ON THE NATION’S LEADING EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION SUMMIT PUTTING THE “I” IN EDREFORM. Resetting the landscape for structural change in education requires providing for maximum opportunities for kids, teachers and families – and the flexibility for innovations to be tested and applied. CER is leading […] Read more »
April 12, 2016
PUTTING THE EDTECH IN EDREFORM, the team of the nation’s premier parent power organization, CER, will be joining ASU+GSV Summit attendees April 18-20. The standout conference with its unique focus on technology, innovation, and education will be ground zero for major advances in the effort to improve economic outcomes for all Americans, particularly our youth. […] Read more »