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March 26, 2015
Kara Kerwin, president of The Center for Education Reform, issued the following statement on the Maryland Senate Education Committee’s changes to Governor Larry Hogan’s Public Charter School Expansion and Improvement Act of 2015: Read more »
March 20, 2015
Kara Kerwin, president of The Center for Education Reform, issued the following statement on potential threats facing charter schools in Pennsylvania: Read more »
March 19, 2015
Last night, the Alabama legislature passed SB 45, which would allow the creation of up to ten charter schools and an unlimited number of charter school conversions annually. Read more »
March 15, 2015
Of the 42 states and the District of Columbia that have charter school laws, only one-third earned above-average scores for implementing a strong policy environment according to the 16th Edition of Charter School Laws Across the States 2015: Rankings and Scorecard released today by The Center for Education Reform (CER). Read more »
March 2, 2015
The Center for Education Reform (CER) takes issue with its data being used out of context to discredit an important body of evidence on charter schools in the United States. Review of Separating Fact & Fiction, published by the National Education Policy Center (NEPC), uses CER data to assert that “underperforming charter schools are allowed to remain open.” Read more »
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 »