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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 »
August 3, 2011
John Boehner, Katherine Bradley, Kevin Chavous, John Fisher, Steve Klinsky, John Legend, Eva Moskowitz and Brian Williams will be honored with the distinguished EdReformie award. These honorees will be celebrated on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011 at the W Washington D.C. Hotel as part of CER's 18th anniversary gala, The EdReformies – Rockin' Reform Revue. Read more »
November 29, 2010
New report finds that even with federal prodding, most states have failed to enact successful state charter laws Read more »
July 27, 2010
Jeanne Allen, President of The Center for Education Reform, released the following statement today regarding the announcement of the names of the 19 Finalists in the 'Race to the Top' competition. Read more »
November 12, 2009
The guidelines will provide states with a blueprint for developing their education reform plans - in return for federal funding - but, according to CER president Jeanne Allen, states that don't embrace real reform may very well end up with federal dollars. Read more »
November 4, 2009
In response to President Barack Obama's remarks today on his Administration's education reform initiatives and Race to the Top competition, Center for Education Reform president Jeanne Allen released the following statement. Read more »
October 14, 2009
American students are not being properly prepared to succeed in the global workforce and demonstrate slower progress than ever before in math proficiency, according to an evaluation of test scores under the Nation's Report Card (NAEP) released today. Read more »
October 8, 2009
The U.S. Department of Education should set strict rules for states receiving federal "Race to the Top" funds for teacher quality initiatives, according to Jeanne Allen, president of The Center for Education Reform. Read more »