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January 22, 2018
In honor of National School Choice Week, the nation’s most trusted leader in advancing education opportunity and innovation will salute the tens of thousands of parents, schools and advocates making a difference in education outcomes for all learners with special audio and video releases detailing the breadth and depth of support for ending inequitable education by zip code. Read more »
January 8, 2018
Today President Trump announced an initiative to achieve prosperity for rural America by advancing innovation and technology in these challenged communities. While this is promising news, education opportunity must be the foundation if the new initiative is to succeed. Read more »
December 12, 2017
The latest report on the deteriorating condition of U.S. fourth-graders’ reading proficiency is infuriating and depressing but a trend that is not at all surprising. The Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) has been administered every five years since 2001 and the fact that, as U.S. News reports, “Reading comprehension among fourth-grade students has […] Read more »
November 6, 2017
Washington, D.C. – Jeanne Allen, Founder and CEO of the Center for Education Reform released the following statement regarding the proposed Federal Tax Reform Package: As part of tax reform, there is an urgent need to ensure the preparation of current and future workers for the changing needs of the U.S. economy. Job creation and […] Read more »
David Hardy and Donald Hense
November 2, 2017
This stance keeps the Association at odds with thousands of parents and community leaders of color who know, firsthand, the critical role charters play in providing quality education to those in desperate need. Read more »
October 28, 2017
Statement from Center for Education Reform Founder and CEO Jeanne Allen on Kevin Chavous’s new role: “It is with great pleasure that I am pleased to announce that longtime friend, CER board member, and reform movement leader Kevin Chavous will become the president of K12 Inc. I first met Kevin when he was a District […] Read more »
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 »