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February 3, 2015
The Obama administration’s FY2016 budget once again fails to recognize the importance of vouchers in giving low-income D.C. families access to excellent education options, allocating just enough funding to cover administrative costs for the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program (DC OSP). Read more »
February 2, 2015
A course designed by the founders of education reform to pass the history on to subsequent generations is formally in session today, a result of years of development and decades of experience by The Center for Education Reform (CER), and its founder, Jeanne Allen. Read more »
January 20, 2015
Suit Supports Funding Equity for All D.C. Public School Students Press Release Washington, D.C. January 20, 2015 The Center for Education Reform (CER), together with Black Alliance for Educational Options (BAEO), Friends of Choice in Urban Schools (FOCUS) and the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (NAPCS), filed an amicus brief Friday, January 16 with […] Read more »
January 7, 2015
As the North Carolina State Board of Education hears virtual charter school applications today, The Center for Education Reform strongly encourages state leaders to uphold the law confirming the establishment of two virtual charter schools for North Carolina students. Read more »
January 5, 2015
The nation’s leading pioneer and oldest education reform group today announced the launch of its path-breaking EdReformU™, a full course of study designed that will provide the next generation of reformers access to the nation’s leading authorities and pioneers in education reform, via mobile technology. Read more »
December 3, 2014
Kara Kerwin, president of The Center for Education Reform (CER), issued the following statement in light of the release of “On the Road To Better Accountability: An Analysis of State Charter School Policies” from the National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA) today: Read more »
November 6, 2014
With two gubernatorial election results pending, more than half (57 percent) of governors and governors-elect in the United States and the mayor of Washington, D.C. hold encouraging views or have proven track records on promoting charter schools, school choice and teacher quality measures, according to an Education50 Election Day analysis from The Center for Education Reform. Read more »
November 5, 2014
While some states await final election results from all 36 gubernatorial races in the 2014 midterm elections, major victories for America’s students have already been affirmed in Arizona, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin. Read more »
October 20, 2014
Measuring the Reliability of the Detroit Free Press: State of Charter Schools, released today by The Media Bullpen©, found the major news outlet to be only ten percent reliable in its June 22-29, 2014 series on charter schools. Read more »
October 8, 2014
The Center for Education Reform (CER), the organization which strives for educational excellence and stands for increasing parent choice, by increasing alternative school providers elected new officers at its annual board meeting this week, in addition to refreshing its membership with the election of David Hardy, CEO of Boys’ Latin of Philadelphia Charter School. Read more »