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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 »
March 29, 2016
Jeanne Allen: Issue of Teachers’ Rights Not Going Away WASHINGTON, DC (March 29, 2016)- Jeanne Allen, Founder and CEO of The Center for Education Reform, issued the following statement on the 4-4 Supreme Court ruling in the Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association et al. case this morning: The Supreme Court’s split decision on whether or […] Read more »
February 25, 2016
DC Families Ask Federal Officials To Release Scholarship Funds February 25, 2016 WASHINGTON DC – As members of the US Senate HELP Committee were preparing for the confirmation hearing of Dr. John B. King, Jr. for US Education Secretary, Washington, DC students and parents were pressing Senate officials to help reauthorize the DC Opportunity Scholarship […] Read more »
February 18, 2016
News Alert February 18, 2016 HARRISBURG, PA. Rebuffing Philadelphia’s School Reform Commission (SRC) in ignoring the letter of the law governing the state’s charter school law, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled that the SRC’s actions are unconstitutional and it will no longer be above the law. Since the General Assembly permitted the School Reform […] Read more »