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February 20, 2015
The National Governors Association (NGA) Winter Meeting from February 20-23 presents an opportunity for state executives to discuss bipartisan solutions rooted in parent choice that have resulted in increased student success across the country. Read more »
February 19, 2015
Press Release Washington, D.C. February 19, 2015 The Center for Education Reform (CER) criticized a new report out today by The Education Trust-Midwest titled Accountability for All: The Need for Real Charter School Authorizer Accountability in Michigan, taking issue with the methodology clearly used to fulfill preconceived notions. “The issue is not that the report is […] Read more »
February 19, 2015
Ignores Demand for More Education Options as 30,000 Sit on City Wait Lists Press Release Washington, D.C. February 19, 2015 The Center for Education Reform condemns the decision of the Philadelphia School Reform Commission (SRC) to approve just 5 new charter schools out of 39 total applications at today’s meeting. “It’s completely inexcusable that politics […] Read more »
February 6, 2015
Kara Kerwin, president of The Center for Education Reform, issued the following statement on yesterday’s approval by the North Carolina State Board of Education of the state’s first-ever virtual charter schools, N.C. Virtual Academy and N.C. Connections Academy. Read more »
February 4, 2015
Kara Kerwin, president of The Center for Education Reform, issued the following statement on Maryland Governor Larry Hogan’s State of the State address today Read more »
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 »