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November 14, 2016
The Center for Education Reform (CER) today announced that Sacramento California’s Natomas Charter School had been named the winner of CER’s “Hey John Oliver Back Off My Charter School” video contest. Read more »
November 9, 2016
The Center for Education Reform (CER) analyzed Tuesday’s results through the prism of education innovation and opportunity. Read more »
November 9, 2016
Jeanne Allen, Founder and CEO of The Center for Education Reform (CER), today congratulated Donald Trump on his victory and called on the president-elect to unite the nation’s families and communities around improving education through innovation and opportunity. Read more »
November 2, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 2, 2016   WASHINGTON, DC — Ten charter schools from across the country have been named finalists in the Center for Education Reform’s sponsored “Hey John Oliver, Back Off My Charter School!” video contest.   The top ten finalists are: Gary Comer College Prep – Chicago, IL Indian River Charter High […] Read more »
November 1, 2016
Education50 Voter’s Guide to Education Opportunity Reveals Deficiencies in Majority of Candidates Read more »
October 20, 2016
Says charter caps like those in Massachusetts are “arbitrary” and “a mistake” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 19, 2016 Today Secretary of Education John King, in remarks at the National Press Club, joined the chorus of education leaders, elected officials and respected members of the African-American community in criticizing by the NAACP‘s decision to demand moratoriums on charter […] Read more »
October 19, 2016
The following statement was issued today by Jeanne Allen, Founder and CEO of the Center for Education Reform, regarding a contract deal reached this morning at 3am that averted a strike from the United Educators of Uno Charter School Network (UCSN). The charter school network is Chicago’s largest, with 16 schools and more than 500 teachers and staff: Read more »
October 15, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 15, 2016 WASHINGTON, DC — The following statement was issued today by Jeanne Allen, Founder and CEO of the Center for Education Reform, on the ratification of a charter school moratorium by the NAACP today at their annual meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio: “We are disappointed in the NAACP for ratifying the call for a […] Read more »
October 11, 2016
Students’ compelling stories tell John Oliver – and the world – the value of charter schools WASHINGTON, DC — The Center for Education Reform (CER) announced today that it has received entries from more than 250 charter schools telling John Oliver via video “to back off my charter school.” “The response has been fantastic,” said […] Read more »
October 7, 2016
The following statement was issued today by Jeanne Allen, Founder and CEO of The Center for Education Reform, regarding comments made by former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland. Strickland, a Democrat who is trailing Republican Rob Portman in the state’s Senate race, made comments Wednesday that for-profit entities associated with charter schools have “raped” taxpayers: Read more »