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May 14, 2013
Honorable William J. Bennett, Education Commissioner Tony Bennett, Charter Pioneer Yvonne Chan, PA. Rep. Dwight Evans, Entrepreneurs Jon Hage and Deborah McGriff, among honorees and presenters CER Press Release Washington, D.C. May 14, 2013 The Center for Education Reform (CER) announced today a preliminary list of confirmed participants for its 20th Anniversary Celebration – Conference, […] Read more »
May 7, 2013
In a clear violation of the civil rights of parents and children, the Louisiana Supreme Court issued an opinion today in a 6-1 decision that the funding method employed in the Louisiana Scholarship Program is unconstitutional. Read more »
May 6, 2013
Find a School or Make a Virtual Visit during National Charter Schools Week, 2013. Thanks to partnerships with thousands of local and state organizations supporting or managing charter schools, The Center for Education Reform (CER) has, for 15 years, provided citizens and parents with access to a comprehensive directory of charter schools. Read more »
May 1, 2013
A new report from The Center for Education Reform (CER) analyzes the numerous shortcomings of state charter commissions at authorizing quality charter schools. Read more »
April 24, 2013
On Wednesday Apr. 24, Jeanne Allen, president of the Center for Education Reform issued a multi-page manifesto in which she declared the US still faces "educational malaise" 30 years after the release of A Nation at Risk that paved the way for educational reform. Read more »
April 23, 2013
Students attending public charter schools in the nation’s capital are funded at almost 44 percent less than students in the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) according to a recent report by the University of Arkansas. Read more »
April 10, 2013
The Center for Education Reform (CER) is pleased to announce the launch of its second state-based Media Bullpen. The Florida Charter Schools Alliance (FCSA), the leading charter school advocacy organization in the state, is the second partnership in CER’s new initiative to provide organizations, which fully embrace the idea that engaging the media can advance education reform, a state-based Media Bullpen. Read more »
April 10, 2013
Indiana’s Parent Power Index (PPI) remains the best in the country, while a new ranking of top ten states emerges, according to the latest report card by The Center for Education Reform (CER). Read more »
April 4, 2013
Governor Phil Bryant is poised to sign a modest charter school bill into law on April 17, 2013 that would allow for the creation of charter schools. The Mississippi legislature sent the compromised bill to his desk yesterday after falling to pressure from school districts and special interest groups. Read more »
March 27, 2013
The Center for Education Reform creates a state-based Media Bullpen for organizations, and announces the Tennessee Charter Schools Association as its first partner in this exciting initiative. Read more »