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January 22, 2013
The nation’s “Top Ten” states that provide more expansive opportunities for parents also tend to yield higher growth rates in student achievement, according to the most recent national rankings on the Parent Power Index© (PPI) released today by The Center for Education Reform (CER). Read more »
January 16, 2013
With fewer than half of the U.S.’s state charter school laws earning a satisfactory grade, policymakers this year are faced with enormous challenges. Read more »
January 15, 2013
A recent report by CREDO, a Stanford University based organization, finds that Michigan charter school students are seeing two-month gains in learning over traditional schools in one year. Read more »
January 8, 2013
While the StudentsFirst State Policy Report Card adds to the growing body of data and information available to parents, policymakers, teachers and the general public, there is clearly widespread disagreement in the field about what constitutes good education reform policy. Read more »
December 5, 2012
In testimony before the Indiana State Board of Education, Jeanne Allen, Founder and President of the Center for Education Reform lauded the move by Indiana lawmakers to turn over failing schools to new management and shared the progress she noted in the three “turnaround schools” she visited this week. Read more »
November 30, 2012
Center for Education Reform Founder and President Jeanne Allen made the following statement regarding news about Louisiana State District Judge Tim Kelley’s ruling that Gov. Bobby Jindal’s expanded voucher program is unconstitutional: Read more »
November 27, 2012
Today, Tuesday, November 27, 2012, The Center for Education Reform (CER) is participating in Giving Tuesday, the first-ever national day dedicated to giving back and encouraging more, better and smarter charitable giving during the Holiday Season. Read more »
November 15, 2012
Jeanne Allen provided the following statement on the announcement by D.C. teachers unions that they would press to unionize charter school teachers. Read more »
November 14, 2012
Center for Education Reform Founder and President Jeanne Allen made the following statement regarding the announcement that D.C. Public Schools proposes closing 19 facilities, and not giving the buildings a surplus designation. Read more »
November 9, 2012
The Center for Education Reform analyzed Tuesday’s results through the prism of education reform. Our EDlection Roundup provides analysis on races up and down the ballots. Read more »