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September 27, 2013
September 27, 2013 In 2013, the mean total score for all students who took the SAT exam revealed absolutely zero progress from 2012, just barely avoiding the continuation of a downward trend beginning in 2010. The same figure actually dropped from 2012-2013 when limited to public school students. The achievement gap in scores between white […] Read more »
September 9, 2013
Bob Bowdon, Derrell Bradford, Kenneth Campbell, Paul Powell, & Joe Williams to perform at The Center for Education Reform’s 20th Anniversary Gala CER Press Release Washington, DC September 9, 2013 The Center for Education Reform (CER) knows how to analyze and influence issues, and the group also knows how to throw a party. So it’s […] Read more »
September 4, 2013
Indiana continues to rank number one in the country in meeting 21st century education needs and parent demands, according to the second annual Parent Power Index™ (PPI) released today by The Center for Education Reform (CER), the nation's leading advocate for lasting, substantive and structural education reform in the US. Read more »
September 3, 2013
Only five states have shown above average progress in meeting 21st century education needs and parent demands, according to the second annual Parent Power IndexTM released today by The Center for Education Reform (CER). Read more »
August 26, 2013
The Center for Education Reform (CER), the nation’s leading advocate for substantive and lasting school reform, today announced in concert with the start of the 2013-14 School Year that it will launch a new effort to grow awareness and support of the need of real education reform among the 280 million people whose lives are still untouched by that reform’s promise and reality. Read more »
August 25, 2013
Jeanne Allen, founder and president, The Center for Education Reform, today issued the following statement condemning the U.S. Department of Justice for its unprecedented Saturday motion seeking to prevent Louisiana from offering school vouchers to children in certain areas of the Bayou State, beginning in the 2014-2015 school year Read more »
August 6, 2013
CER Press Release Washington, DC August 6, 2013 Event Will Offer Lessons from the Past, Dissect Today’s Headlines, Chart Pathways to Future When the Center for Education Reform (CER) marks its 20th anniversary Wednesday, October 9th at the Washington Hilton, there will be an evening gala to celebrate two decades of achievement. But consistent with […] Read more »
August 1, 2013
Washington, DC – The Center for Education Reform (CER) turns 20-years-old this fall and, as part of its Anniversary Celebration, the organization will host CER at 20, an October 9 conference and gala in Washington, DC where the group will honor five individuals and one family foundation who have been the “classics” of the education reform movement. Read more »
July 24, 2013
Alison Consoletti Zgainer to Assume Role of Executive Vice President as Nation’s Leading Advocacy Group for School Reform Readies for Departure of Founder Jeanne Allen CER Press Release Washington, DC July 24, 2013 WASHINGTON, DC – In the fall of 1993, charter schools were in their infancy, vouchers were an unproven concept and accountability may […] Read more »
July 22, 2013
Statewide School Voucher and Tenure Reform Likely to Give State a Boost on National Report Card CER Press Release Washington, DC July 22, 2013 The Center for Education Reform (CER), the nation’s leading advocate for lasting, substantive and structural school reform, today called the positive movement on a statewide school-choice voucher program a “great leap […] Read more »