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June 25, 2013
The Center for Education Reform (CER), the nation’s leading advocate for substantive and structural change to K-12 education, today criticized a new study by Stanford University’s Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO), taking issue with flawed CREDO findings that purport to show the performance of charter schools in the United States. Read more »
June 20, 2013
Calling the actions of both parties and chambers of Congress on ESEA inadequate, The Center for Education Reform (CER) today released a “Policy Perspective” that identifies the biggest deficiencies of current deliberations and the lack of evidence based results behind the policy prescriptions in both chambers’ efforts to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). Read more »
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 »