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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 »
January 9, 2020
Forbes | January 9, 2020By Jeanne AllenDoesn’t education deserve more than 2% of the attention?We are just days away from the next Democratic presidential debate on January 14 when the five candidates who made the most recent cut—former Vice President Joe Biden, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, and Senators Amy Klobuchar, Bernie Sanders, and Elizabeth Warren— will […] Read more »
December 19, 2019
Forbes | December 14, 2019By Jeanne AllenAs the teachers' union-sponsored “Public Education Forum 2020," winds down in Pittsburgh this weekend, let’s state the obvious truth: our nation’s education system is shockingly failing most students and teachers.On national, international, and local data points, most schools are failing to provide the personalization and mobile economy necessary to teach and […] 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 25, 2019
Click to Download and Share  Founded in 1993, the Center for Education Reform aims to expand educational opportunities that lead to improved economic outcomes for all Americans — particularly our youth — ensuring that conditions are ripe for innovation, freedom and flexibility throughout U.S. education.    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 22, 2019
Presidential candidate condemned by advocates for student-centered education for joining reckless teachers’ strike, threatening future-saving schools WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Center for Education Reform (CER) issued the following statement today by CER president and founder Jeanne Allen regarding today’s scheduled visit by U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), a candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, to the Chicago Teachers […] Read more »
October 9, 2019
By Jeanne AllenAcross the country, states are implementing laws to address what has become reported as an international epidemic -- shortages of teachers not just in the US but in almost every country.  Not only are fewer people with state-required credentials not available to teach, but surveys suggest almost half are considering leaving the profession.To […] Read more »