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September 15, 2020
2020 Parent Power! Index codifies the realities of system deficiencies. Read more »
September 10, 2020
The Center for Education Reform (CER) today released its 2020 ranking of charter school laws in the United States, revealing that charter school laws in the U.S. have declined in their capacity to serve students Read more »
August 29, 2020
This afternoon, President Trump announced a "kids first" approach to reopening school.s In response, Jeanne Allen, the founder and chief executive of the Center for Education Reform, issued the following statement Read more »
July 28, 2020
As districts announce confusing and convoluted reopening plans, parents are demanding answers and responses to how they can ensure their children get educated this school year. In her latest Forbes article, CER’s Founder & CEO Jeanne Allen recommends three action steps policymakers can take to support families and ensure the nation is supporting only the education that is meeting their needs: Read more »
July 13, 2020
The Center for Education Reform (CER) today announced the appointment of two distinguished public leaders to its celebrity panel of judges for the “With Justice for All” video contest. The newest judges are Jeb Bush, a two-term governor of Florida and the president of the Foundation for Excellence in Education, and Virginia Walden Ford, the original Miss Virginia on whose life story the feature film is based. Read more »
July 7, 2020
37 states ban state aid to religious schools. Are these laws now unconstitutional? WASHINGTON, D.C. — This week, the Supreme Court decided the most important education case in decades. Next week, please join the Center for Education Reform (CER) in a webinar about the implications of this case. Read more »
June 30, 2020
The decision of the Supreme Court in favor of the plaintiff in Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue validates a parent’s constitutionally protected right to direct the education of their children. Read more »
June 25, 2020
A start-up edtech firm which provides intern support virtually is coming to education reform. The Center for Education Reform (CER) has teamed up with Paragon One, which provides remote externships (like internships but more accessible and flexible) to empower students to build real work experience and develop valuable work skills, supported by training and mentorship.  Read more »
June 25, 2020
Today, Arizona once again proved why it understands innovation, especially in this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, is critical. A for Arizona’s Expansion and Innovation Fund, focused on serving Arizona’s most vulnerable students with the highest quality schools, was awarded $1 million from the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEERs) fund through federal CARES Act monies. The funds will provide micro grants to proven innovative K-12 schools which have reimagined how best to serve their at-risk, low-income students in the 2020-2021 school year. Read more »
June 18, 2020
Prizes include 11 scholarships for students who best address the question, “How has your school delivered on the promise of equal access and educational excellence, particularly during these challenging times?” Read more »