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October 10, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC  —  The Center for Education Reform (CER) released its 2017 Parent Power! Index (PPI), the nation’s foremost study of a parent’s ability to exercise educational options for their children. The Index scores each state, along with the District of Columbia, from 0-100. This year’s leaders are Florida, Indiana, and Arizona, while those with the least parent power are North Dakota, Nebraska, and Alaska. […] Read more »
October 5, 2017
In case you missed it, Jeanne Allen was featured yesterday in an exclusive  Hollywood Reporter story about her efforts to stand up to the opponents of education opportunity and Hollywood’s Matt Damon. While being interviewed for a new anti-school choice documentary, Allen used the phrase the filmmakers ended up using for the title of their movie, BackPack Full of Cash. As Allen told THR , “”It was a […] Read more »
October 4, 2017
From: Jeanne Allen, founder & CEO, the Center for Education Reform Re: U.S. Supreme Court case holds promise for teacher freedoms 10/04/2017 Leaders of organizations and schools across the education reform arena are enthusiastic that on Thursday, September 28, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) agreed to hear arguments in Janus v. AFSCFME. The […] Read more »
September 27, 2017
Press Release from the Center for Education Reform: Lesley Albanese joins nation’s leader in fight for innovation and opportunity New Board member also announced  (Washington DC) – The Center for Education Reform (CER) announced today that Lesley Albanese, a nationally recognized leader and development professional has been appointed president and COO, taking on a new […] Read more »
August 28, 2017
August 28th, 2017 Statement from the Center for Education Reform A Special Report issued today by the Center for Education Reform critiquing the annual PDK poll on the public’s attitudes toward the public schools finds poll questions remain highly misleading, the public’s attitudes highly mixed, and perhaps most important and least prevalent in the PDK […] Read more »
August 22, 2017
August 21, 2017 Statement by Jeanne Allen, Founder and CEO Gallup International released its education poll on Monday, August 21, which found overwhelming support for private schools over traditional public schools, 71-44 percent respectively. Jeanne Allen, CEO and founder of the Center for Education Reform commented on these results, pointing out that the latest Gallup […] Read more »
July 31, 2017
The following statement was issued today by CER directors David Hardy, founder and Chair of Boys’ Latin Philadelphia Charter School and Donald Hense, founder and chairman of Washington D.C.’s Friendship Public Charter Schools, in response to the NAACP Task Force on Education Quality July 2017 Hearing Report.  The NAACP’s campaign against charter schools is detrimental and disrespectful to all […] Read more »
July 26, 2017
Statement from the Center for Education Reform:  Randi Weingarten’s smug obstinacy in refusing to accept responsibility for her slur against reformers is disturbing. [U.S. News & World Report, July 24, 2017]Clearly, she believes staying on message—no matter how insulting that message is to African-Americans and people of color throughout the nation—is more important than honesty, fairness, […] Read more »
July 20, 2017
STATEMENT BY JEANNE ALLEN, FOUNDER AND CEO “AFT president Randi Weingarten’s characterization of education reform parents and advocates as racists akin to the southern segregationists of the past, is not just ill-advised hyperbole, it is a deeply offensive, highly inflammatory insult to all the parents and people – of all races, backgrounds, and regions – […] Read more »
June 29, 2017
New report urges administration to be bold and consider what’s possible, ‘Let Freedom Ring’ for all learners Read more »