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April 23, 2020
ALARMING NAEP REPORT, ON TOP OF DEFICIENCIES REVEALED BY COVID’S IMPACT ON EDUCATION, REQUIRES URGENT ACTIONNation’s Report Card shows dismal results in subjects necessary for global citizenship WASHINGTON D.C. (4.23.20) — The results of the latest nation’s Report Card reveal that only 15 percent of 8th grade students are proficient in history, and fewer than 24 percent […] Read more »
April 21, 2020
THE FUTURE OF SCHOOLRecommendations for reshaping education during and post Covid-19 (Washington, DC) Today, CER released an action plan calling for immediate policy changes to address the most critical needs of students.“Today the failure of districts that educate the majority of students has never been more apparent,” said Jeanne Allen, Founder and CEO of the Center […] Read more »
April 10, 2020
  TUESDAY 11 AM EST: ED INNOVATION LEADERS TO SHARE HOW THEY ARE MANAGING REMOTE LEARNINGThe heads of four major organizations managing remote learning programs across cities, states and the nation will share what they are doing and provide insights into the challenges and lessons of transitioning to students learning remotely. This is a uniquely structured hour-long Q&A […] Read more »
April 1, 2020
 **Media Advisory**COUNTERING COVID: Don’t Let Education Fall Into the CurveDigital Learning Virtual Mini-Fest hosted by CERApril 2, 2020 - 11am - 1pm ETRSVP to WASHINGTON - The Center for Education Reform (CER), a leading voice in promoting education opportunity, will host a virtual mini-fest featuring the world’s leading Ed Tech developers and educators to address innovations available now […] Read more »
February 24, 2020
TOMORROW: Parents and advocates for education equity & justice rally to call out candidates who oppose bothFebruary 24, 2020 – WASHINGTON —Tomorrow’s rally in Charleston, South Carolina, led by civil rights leader Dr. Howard Fuller and members of the Freedom Coalition for Charter Schoolsnear the site of the next candidate debate for the 2020 Democratic presidential […] Read more »
February 18, 2020
Parents of minority students – put at risk by anti-charter platforms – to rally TOMORROW, demand answer to #WhatAboutUs?February 18, 2020 – WASHINGTON — The Center for Education Reform (CER) announced today its full support for tomorrow’s press conference/rally planned by the Freedom Coalition for Charter Schools and Nevada charter school families, in Las Vegas, Nevada, […] Read more »
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 »