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October 30, 2019
Assessment Finds Majority of U.S. Students Have Declined in Core Subjects WASHINGTON D.C. (10.30.19) — The Center for Education Reform (CER), a national leader in the fight to achieve educational excellence in the United States, today issued a statement by CER founder and CEO Jeanne Allen regarding the new scores revealed this morning by the National […] Read more »
October 1, 2019
PRESS ADVISORYFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 1, 2019CONTACT: PR Departmentpr@edreform.com(703) 966-0831Expanding Education Opportunity in Rural AmericaIngredients for revitalizing rural educationWashington, D.C. -- With increasing scrutiny of rural America and its lagging educational outcomes, it’s time to consider new, innovative approaches to improving and expanding education opportunity in rural communities. That is the conclusion of a new whitepaper issued […] Read more »
September 19, 2019
PRESS ADVISORYFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember, 18 2019CONTACT: PR Departmentpr@edreform.com(703) 966-0831Amicus Brief Filed in Most Important Education Case in DecadesBlaine Amendment has denied millions their Constitutional RightsWASHINGTON, D.C. — With the U.S. Supreme Court scheduled to consider the most important education case in decades, organizations representing parents, educators, successful schools and policymakers have joined in filing an Amicus Brief to […] Read more »
June 26, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 26, 2019CONTACT: Alexandra Phelpsaphelps@pinkstongroup.com(703) 966-0831Washington, D.C. -- “Reality Check with Jeanne Allen,” the weekly podcast hosted by CER’s founder and CEO, released a special 67th episode on June 25th. The podcast hosts Dr. Christine Ivie, the Superintendent of Heritage Academy in Jerome, Idaho who responds to breaking news. A leaked recording of an […] Read more »
June 19, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 19, 2019CONTACT: Alexandra Phelpsaphelps@pinkstongroup.com(703) 966-0831Washington, D.C. — Jeanne Allen, the founder and CEO of the Center for Education Reform (CER), issued the following statement:"A proposal is under consideration in the West Virginia House of Delegates right now to approve an omnibus education bill that was intended to expand education opportunity in the Mountain […] Read more »
June 14, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 14, 2019CONTACT: Alexandra Phelpsaphelps@pinkstongroup.com(703) 966-0831Washington, D.C. — Jeanne Allen, the founder and CEO of the Center for Education Reform (CER), issued the following statement:"With education being the key to a healthy economy and bright future for all Americans, the involvement of our highest leaders is critical. So on this Friday afternoon it’s great […] Read more »
June 4, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 4, 2019CONTACT: Alexandra Phelpsaphelps@pinkstongroup.com(703) 966-0831Washington, D.C. — Jeanne Allen, the founder and CEO of the Center for Education Reform (CER), issued the following statement:"We and our colleagues around the country have watched with great interest as the Mayor and parents of New Bedford, Massachusetts sought to create a new innovative partnership that would […] Read more »
May 10, 2019
National Charter Schools Week 2019In the 28+ years since the founding of the charter school movement, tremendous progress has been made in the number of schools established, and in the wealth of innovative opportunities they offer to children, families, teachers and communities. In the 26 years CER has been leading the fight for innovation and […] Read more »
May 10, 2019
National Charter Schools Week 2019 Day 2Each year National Charter Schools Week gives charter advocates an opportunity not only to bring further attention to chartering and the myriad benefits it offers our children but to the elements critical for success. Let’s start the week with one major one – legislators.Having the dedicated support of legislators as charter […] Read more »
May 10, 2019
National Charter Schools Week 2019 Day 3The National Education Association and the exceptionally hostile American Federation of Teachers (AFT) continue to stand in the way of progress.It’s no secret these two groups have always opposed and spread falsehoods about charters, working hard to convince teachers that they don’t serve kids. That has largely failed, but lately, […] Read more »