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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 »
July 18, 2013
With a final vote looming in the U.S. House of Representatives on the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), The Center for Education Reform (CER) this afternoon said federal lawmakers need a New Vision for federal programs that both ensures accountability and respects state reform efforts. Read more »
July 12, 2013
The Center for Education Reform (CER), the nation's leading voice for substantive and lasting schools reform, last night urged leaders in both the NC Senate and House charged with resolving differences in the proposed charter school law amendment (SB 337) to reconsider their efforts to weaken the state's charter school law and adopt language that makes North Carolina a better place for charter schools to grow and thrive. Read more »
July 10, 2013
Jeanne Allen, founder and president, The Center for Education Reform, who has been instrumental in the original passage – and subsequent adjustments to – charter school laws in states across the country over the past 20 years, today issued the following statement regarding North Carolina (NC) SB 337, which was approved by the NC House of Representatives last evening, and awaits final passage in the NC State Senate Read more »
July 1, 2013
As thousands of school leaders, educators, civic and policy representatives descend on Washington for this week's annual charter school conference, The Center for Education Reform today released hundreds of documents relating to the movement's founding. Read more »
June 28, 2013
In a state that has been a leader in creating more and better opportunities for students and parents, Gov. Kasich is now expected to approve a budget that builds on Ohio's legacy of meaningful education reform. Read more »