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June 25, 2020
Today, Arizona once again proved why it understands innovation, especially in this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, is critical. A for Arizona’s Expansion and Innovation Fund, focused on serving Arizona’s most vulnerable students with the highest quality schools, was awarded $1 million from the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEERs) fund through federal CARES Act monies. The funds will provide micro grants to proven innovative K-12 schools which have reimagined how best to serve their at-risk, low-income students in the 2020-2021 school year. Read more »
June 18, 2020
Prizes include 11 scholarships for students who best address the question, “How has your school delivered on the promise of equal access and educational excellence, particularly during these challenging times?” Read more »
June 5, 2020
“There should be no reason that any governmental agency tasked with approving and overseeing the creation and expansion of charter schools – would deny families for whom education is the great equalizer,” Read more »
May 27, 2020
Supreme Court Decision in Education Case Imminent Blaine Amendments and Rights of Families to Direct Their Children’s Education at Issue WASHINGTON, D.C. — A decision in the case Espinoza vs. Montana Department of Revenue is expected within the next 30 days and could fundamentally alter education governance in the US. At issue is the constitutionality […] Read more »
May 18, 2020
CER will convene three prestigious education leaders who are helping drive local, state and federal responses to continuous education post Covid-19. WHO:          New Orleans Education Superintendent Dr. Henderson Lewis, Jr., School Board chair Ethan Ashley, and former DC City Council Chair, author and now K-12 president Kevin ChavousModerated by Jeanne Allen, Founder & CEO, Center for Education […] Read more »
May 12, 2020
Amicus Brief Filed in Most Important Education Case in Decades Blaine Amendment has denied millions their Constitutional Rights WASHINGTON, 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 the High Court in the […] Read more »
May 8, 2020
THE BRICKS AND MORTAR OF REMOTE EDUCATIONA conversation with those directly engaged in what education post-COVID looks likeTUESDAY, MAY 12TH, 11 AM (EDT)School buildings may have closed, but the conversation about what education will look like post-COVID has only just opened. Remote education, done well, is more than a zoom meeting with the same content […] Read more »
May 1, 2020
REIMAGINING EDUCATION DURING COVIDSchool and nonprofit leaders share their success strategiesTUESDAY, MAY 5TH, 11 AM (EDT)Successful education providers are working alongside innovative thinkers and researchers to keep students learning during COVID. They have time-tested strategies for helping all students, regardless of location, keep learning.In a short 90 minute Zoom webinar, you can hear the next […] Read more »
April 27, 2020
HOW SCHOOLS ARE EDUCATING NOW AND FOR THE FUTURE Heads of schools serving more than 100,000 students who are learning remotely to share their programsTUESDAY, APRIL 28TH, 11 AM (EDT)Dozens of education providers, organizations, districts and schools are educating students seamlessly despite the crisis. What are they doing that others can learn from? What does it mean […] Read more »
April 23, 2020
ALARMING NAEP REPORT, ON TOP OF DEFICIENCIES REVEALED BY COVID’S IMPACT ON EDUCATION, REQUIRES URGENT ACTIONNation’s Report Card shows dismal results in subjects necessary for global citizenship WASHINGTON D.C. (4.23.20) — The results of the latest nation’s Report Card reveal that only 15 percent of 8th grade students are proficient in history, and fewer than 24 percent […] Read more »