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Betsy DeVos
February 7, 2017
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January 25, 2017
Opening Doors to Opportunity for More Students and Families FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 25, 2017 WASHINGTON, DC — The following statement was issued today by Jeanne Allen, founder and CEO of the Center for Education Reform, regarding the Creating Hope and Opportunity for Individuals and Communities through Education Act (S. 235) introduced today by US Sentaor Tim […] Read more »
January 24, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC (January 24, 2017) — A new report, released just in time for National School Choice Week, from the Center for Education Reform offers a history of the 25-year-old charter school movement while addressing the myths that exist about the national charter school landscape. Just the Facts: Success, Innovation, and Opportunity in Charter Schools […] Read more »
January 23, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC (January 23, 2017) — With the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States, the proverbial first 100 days of the new administration is now underway. Recommendations for a fast start in the field of education policy are contained in the Center for Education Reform’s newly published report, “The […] Read more »
January 10, 2017
Statement on Louisiana Appeals Court Ruling Regarding Charter School Funding  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 10, 2017 WASHINGTON, DC — The following statement was issued today by Jeanne Allen, founder and CEO of the Center for Education Reform, regarding the Louisiana Appeals Court ruling in the Iberville Parish School Board vs. Louisiana State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education […] Read more »
January 9, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 9, 2017 Today’s attack on Education Secretary nominee Betsy DeVos by the president of the American Federation of Teachers was a “partisan rant by the leader of the first national union to endorse the Democratic nominee in the last election, and they lost,” said Jeanne Allen, Founder and CEO of the […] Read more »
January 6, 2017
“It is time to break through political barriers to opportunity for all learners” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 6, 2017 WASHINGTON, DC — Declaring that “parents everywhere, especially those who despair at finding their children locked into failing schools and robbed of hope for their futures, will find that they have a true friend in Betsy DeVos,” […] Read more »
January 1, 2017
An agenda for federal action on education.WASHINGTON, DC (January 11, 2017) — Jeanne Allen, founder and CEO of the Center for Education Reform (CER), today announced the release of The First 100 Days: The Path to Going Bold on Education Innovation and Opportunity, an agenda for action by the federal government during the first 100 days of the […] Read more »
December 8, 2016
NACSA Says Washington State Is The Best FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 7, 2016 WASHINGTON, DC — A group claiming to represent the interests of charter school authorizers released a report yesterday rating Washington State among the top three charter school laws for authorizing, despite serious deficiencies in that state’s law. The National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA) also […] Read more »
December 6, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 6, 2016 WASHINGTON, DC — The US ranks 35th in math, 15th in reading, and 18th in science according to the 2015 PISA (Program for International Student Assessment) released today. Scores indicate a decline for the first time in several years in math, while reading and science remain stagnant. The PISA assessment, administered every three years […] Read more »