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March 11, 2014
The Tennessee House Budget Subcommittee just passed a bill that would allow students in the bottom 10 percent of low-performing schools to obtain a voucher, and by extension an opportunity for success. This first step could potentially open the door for even more students to benefit from having the means to seek out the education that’s right for them. Read more »
March 4, 2014
Obama Administration Once Again Neglects DC Voucher Program CER Press Release Washington, DC March 4, 2014 Showing little regard for low-income families who rely on school choice for a chance at success, the Obama administration has yet again allowed for a severe funding imbalance in its budget for the widely popular and successful D.C. Opportunity Scholarship […] Read more »
February 27, 2014
Kara Kerwin, president of The Center for Education Reform, issued the following response to the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and In the Public Interest latest attack on charter schools: Read more »
February 25, 2014
Tennessee lawmakers today have an incredible opportunity to help expand educational options to families and students in their state by improving the state’s charter school law. Read more »
February 21, 2014
Despite Demand for Education Options, Judge Halts Vouchers CER Press Release Washington, DC February 21, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC – In an appalling decision, a Superior Court judge in North Carolina issued an injunction against the North Carolina Opportunity Scholarship Program. “This injunction represents a shameful preservation of an unacceptable status quo,” said Kara Kerwin, president […] Read more »
February 7, 2014
The Center for Education Reform (CER) released today The Facts on Digital and Blended Learning, a toolkit aimed to help change public discourse and ensure public acceptance of the widespread benefits of technology and innovation in education. Read more »
February 3, 2014
A new report, The Media and the Digital Learning Revolution, released today by The Center for Education Reform (CER), illuminates key trends in the news coverage of digital and blended learning modalities, and identifies the need to grow public understanding of these important innovations transforming student learning. Read more »
February 2, 2014
Media analysis to serve as roadmap for “digiformers” Media Advisory Washington, DC February 2, 2014 The Center for Education Reform (CER) will release The Media and the Digital Learning Revolution on Monday, February 3, 2014, authored by CER founder, Senior Fellow and president emeritus Jeanne Allen. Illuminating key trends, the report offers eight conclusions and […] Read more »
January 29, 2014
 Survey Reveals Growth has Not Kept Pace to Meet Demand CER Press Release Washington, DC January 30, 2014 On Thursday January 30, 2014, The Center for Education Reform (CER) released its Survey of America’s Charter Schools, a study performed since 1996 that has become the most reliable and detailed view of the environment and conditions […] Read more »
December 11, 2013
Special Alert Washington, DC December 11, 2013 Kara Kerwin, president of The Center for Education Reform, issued the following statement in response to the lawsuit against the North Carolina Opportunity Scholarship Prorgram: “In a vile attempt to breach the civil rights of low-income parents and students most in need of educational options, establishment interests in […] Read more »