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November 16, 2011
Jeanne Allen released the following statement applauding Gov. Tom Corbett and students for yesterday’s school choice rally and their vigorous fight to move education reform forward in Pennsylvania. Read more »
November 14, 2011
Pennsylvania is poised to be the next big battleground for serious, and potentially controversial, school reforms. Next to Indiana, Ohio and Wisconsin, if the legislature adopts the Corbett education plan, the state will be the next big prominent player in national school reform and the leader on the East Coast. Read more »
November 3, 2011
The Center for Education Reform (CER) President Jeanne Allen this morning officially presented U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner with the EdReformie award for his achievements in creating opportunities for students and advancing substantive change in U.S. education. Read more »
November 1, 2011
Barely 40 percent of the nation’s 4th- and 8th-grade students are proficient in math and reading, an alarming statistic that would be considered failure in any grade, any school, or on any state report card. Read more »
October 27, 2011
One of the nation’s most populated and important political states today moved closer to adopting a full school choice program for its neediest children when its state Senate just passed SB 1, which moves to the House, as early as this week. Read more »
October 25, 2011
A recently passed Senate bill now being debated in the House provides Michigan with the opportunity to strengthen its charter school law and provide new choices for even more of the state’s students. Read more »
October 21, 2011
The Center for Education Reform (CER) celebrated and recognized the extraordinary achievements by eight renowned education leaders by honoring them with the prestigious EdReformies Award at CER’s 18th anniversary gala event, EdReformies – Rockin' Reform Revue Gala. Read more »
October 11, 2011
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett announced a major education package, building on the work earlier this year in the legislature, that promises greater flexibility for parents and teachers in the education of the state’s children and accountability at all levels for substantially greater results. Read more »
October 4, 2011
The president of The Center for Education Reform released the following statement expressing disappointment in the New Jersey Department of Education’s decision to approve only four charter schools out of 60 submitted applications. Read more »
September 14, 2011
The College Board highlights that more students than ever are taking the SAT for college admissions. But, the dramatic drop in scores over the past five years and the failure to improve shines a spotlight on the truth - more of our students continue to be underserved by their schools. Read more »