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April 27, 2012
Jeanne Allen, Founder and President of the Center for Education Reform, today delivered the keynote address to the North Carolina Public Charter Schools Association. Read more »
April 2, 2012
The wide variations in charter school laws state by state average out to a grade in need of improvement, according to The Essential Guide to Charter School Law by the Center for Education Reform. Read more »
March 2, 2012
Center for Education Reform President Jeanne Allen offers ways the hosts of Morning Joe can ask their Town Hall guests questions that will tease out real education reforms from empty promises. Read more »
February 24, 2012
The Education Industry Association has honored education and media entrepreneur Christopher Whittle, CEO of Avenues: The World School, with its “Friend of the Education Industry” Award. Read more »
February 9, 2012
Jeanne Allen, President of The Center for Education Reform, released the following statement regarding today's announcement that ten states have been granted waivers from 'No Child Left Behind' requirements. Read more »
January 25, 2012
Jeanne Allen, President of The Center for Education Reform, released the following statement regarding Tuesday's State of the Union address as delivered by President Barack Obama. Read more »
January 18, 2012
Alison Consoletti, vice president of research at The Center for Education Reform, released the following statement expressing concern over the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools ranking of Maine as the number one charter school law in the country. Read more »
December 21, 2011
The Center for Education Reform released today an unprecedented analysis of and data documenting the high level of accountability that marks the nation’s charter schools. The report, The State of Charter Schools: What We Know – and What We Do Not – About Performance and Accountability, finds that charter schools historically have experienced a 15 percent closure rate. Read more »
December 19, 2011
CER's report, The State of Charter Schools: What We Know – and What We Do Not – About Performance and Accountability, will be presented this Wednesday, December 21, 2011, at the National Press Club at 10:30am. Live webstream will be available. Read more »
December 15, 2011
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives turns back the tide of progress by failing to act on critical legislation, passed earlier this year by the Senate, that would increase educational opportunities. Read more »