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February 11, 2020
Tenure as NYC Mayor saw charter schools grow by over 10 timesFebruary 11, 2020 - WASHINGTON — With former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg expected to join the debate stage next Wednesday in Las Vegas, Nevada, at least one important factor already sets him apart from the rest of the pack: his unabashed support for […] Read more »
February 11, 2020
February 11, 2020 - WASHINGTON — The Center for Education Reform (CER) released the following statement today by founder and CEO Jeanne Allen regarding the proposed budget for fiscal year 2021 released yesterday by the Trump Administration.“The proposed Education Department budget reflects a misconception of the ‘power’ of local control and the actual manner in […] Read more »
February 4, 2020
Tonight’s State of the Union address by President Donald J. Trump will very likely include more than a passing reference to education reform, and specifically, the Administration’s effort to enact education freedom scholarships to help low-income students choose the schools they’d prefer to attend outside of their attendance zone.Tonight will not be the first time, […] Read more »
January 16, 2020
COMING NEXT WEEK:Supreme Court to Hear Biggest Education Case in 60 Years In Espinoza v. Montana, educational opportunity & parental rights at stake as SCOTUS decides constitutionality of discriminatory “Blaine Amendments”Montana among 37 states with Blaine Amendment on law books, threatening education choices for families most in needWASHINGTON — On January 22, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) […] Read more »
December 19, 2019
Democratic Candidates Asked to Listen to Voices of Struggling Parents Following Them Across NationMinority parents, advocates, and school leaders demand an answer to #WhatAboutUs?As the seven leading candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination gather for the debate in Los Angeles, charter school parents, advocates, and leaders from throughout the country are calling on the debate moderators and the candidates to give education opportunity the attention […] Read more »
December 13, 2019
Charter Schools in Pittsburgh & Leaders throughout Pennsylvania Unite Issue strong message to special interest sponsors of “Public Education Forum 2020” and the Democratic candidates ignoring parental demands WASHINGTON  12.13.19 — Charter school leaders in Pittsburgh, joined by others throughout Pennsylvania, and by key state democratic officials issued strong statements today challenging the Democratic candidates for president […] Read more »
December 4, 2019
American teenagers being surpassed by other nations’ students in math, science, and readingWASHINGTON — The Center for Education Reform (CER) issued the following statement today in response to the results of the most recent Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) exams revealing that U.S. scores are generally unchanged since 2000 and are significantly behind those of […] Read more »
November 21, 2019
In Espinoza v. Montana, parental control & educational opportunity on the line as Supreme Court decides constitutionality of state’s “Blaine Amendment”CER announces awareness campaign to educate public on Blaine Amendments’ controversial origin, what’s at stake for students & families WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Center for Education Reform (CER) issued the following statement today by CER founder and CEO […] Read more »
October 30, 2019
Assessment Finds Majority of U.S. Students Have Declined in Core Subjects WASHINGTON D.C. (10.30.19) — The Center for Education Reform (CER), a national leader in the fight to achieve educational excellence in the United States, today issued a statement by CER founder and CEO Jeanne Allen regarding the new scores revealed this morning by the National […] Read more »
October 1, 2019
PRESS ADVISORYFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 1, 2019CONTACT: PR 966-0831Expanding Education Opportunity in Rural AmericaIngredients for revitalizing rural educationWashington, D.C. -- With increasing scrutiny of rural America and its lagging educational outcomes, it’s time to consider new, innovative approaches to improving and expanding education opportunity in rural communities. That is the conclusion of a new whitepaper issued […] Read more »