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June 10, 2016
Political leaders, business leaders, and education leaders to offer recommendations for progress Read more »
June 7, 2016
The following statement was issued today by Jeanne Allen, founder and CEO of the Center for Education Reform, on Speaker Paul Ryan’s new agenda to fight poverty: Read more »
May 2, 2016
  KEMP FORUM ON EXPANDING OPPORTUNITY A Partnership of The Center for Education Reform, The Jack Kemp Foundation and Opportunity Lives Convenes at UNC, Chapel Hill May 5, 2016 Governor, state and national policymakers, education and business leaders to lead discussion WASHINGTON, D.C. — On May 5, 2016, the Jack Kemp Foundation, The Center for Education Reform, the nation’s […] Read more »
May 1, 2016
In 1991, at a time when many yearned for transformation in education, states responded with an innovation of the traditional public school model – charter schools. Read more »
April 27, 2016
A NATIONAL IMPERATIVE TO EXPAND EDUCATION OPPORTUNITY Commentary on the 2015 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Results Jeanne Allen, Founder & CEO, The Center for Education Reform (WASHINGTON D.C. 4.27.16) Today’s report by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) is an urgent reminder of the crisis in U.S. education, with just 37 percent […] Read more »
April 25, 2016
Louisiana lawmakers have rejected a half-dozen bills by opponents of charter schools in the past two weeks to restrict their autonomy and growth, thanks to the work of community leaders, parents and charter school advocates. Read more »
April 15, 2016
Jeanne Allen, Founder and CEO of The Center for Education Reform, issued the following statement on the Vergara v. State of California lawsuit ruling yesterday: Read more »
April 11, 2016
April 8, 2016 Jeanne Allen, Founder and CEO of The Center for Education Reform, issued the following statement on the Massachusetts State Senate’s passage of a damaging charter school bill: Massachusetts has produced some of the finest and most effective charter schools in the country that have been a lifeline to thousands of low-income and […] Read more »
April 8, 2016
Diverse coalition, compelling data and stories driving momentum April 8, 2016 Washington, DC – A diverse array of parents, community leaders, pro-parent power legislators and Governor Charlie Baker have banded together to secure critical changes to the state’s charter school law that would ensure thousands more students have the opportunity for a better education. Their […] Read more »
April 1, 2016
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 1, 2016 CONTACT: Corrie Leech, NACSA 312-376-2327 Michelle Tigani, CER 202-750-0016 WASHINGTON, DC – The Center for Education Reform and the National Association of Charter School Authorizers have announced the merger of their two organizations, effective today. “For years, our two organizations have worked to grow the quality and quantity […] Read more »