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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 »
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 »