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June 15, 2017
Bill Walton sits down with Jeanne Allen, Founder & CEO, The Center for Education Reform, to discuss options for improving the nation’s education system. https://vimeo.com/223697623/6aee6e71b8     Read more »
June 14, 2017
State plans create more losers than winners, and many get nothing at all. States and school districts spend more than $50 billion each year on teacher pensions, the keystone in teacher compensation packages. In theory, they provide a generous and secure pot of gold at the end of a teacher’s career, which serves as an […] Read more »
June 13, 2017
Download the PDF here Contributions to this publication were made from transcripts of remarks presented at EdReform: Revived, hosted by the Center for Education Reform, Washington, D.C., November 23, 2016. Read more »
June 6, 2017
As Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos testifies on Capitol Hill there is myriad of comments about what she should or shouldn’t do, and what she can expect. Fordham’s Mike Petrilli yesterday offered that she should address the criticisms of her previous testimony by talking about the tension between civil and religious rights, and the value […] Read more »
January 23, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC (January 23, 2017) — With the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States, the proverbial first 100 days of the new administration is now underway. Recommendations for a fast start in the field of education policy are contained in the Center for Education Reform’s newly published report, “The […] Read more »
December 28, 2016
Charter Schools Leading! (7th) Opportunity Scholars Expanding (6th) Parent Power Growing (5th) State Policy Changing (4th) Reformie Ladies Lunching (3rd) A Global Hub for Technology (2nd) Model Legislation And a Nominee for Opportunity!   The 8th in our 12-ish days of Christmas series, intended to bring gifts to education reformers everywhere! Charter schools are no longer a marginal experiment […] Read more »
November 21, 2016
by Laura McKenna The Atlantic November 21, 2016 Many eyes have been on Trump Tower as the president-elect and his transition team have started to select key cabinet positions. Effectively shutting down Fifth Avenue in Manhattan during these deliberations, the team is making decisions that will shape wide-ranging policies, on everything from immigration to trade, […] Read more »
October 15, 2016
SouthCoast Today by Jennette Barnes October 15th, 2016 Everyone believes in giving kids a great education. But how best to do it? Question 2 juxtaposes two claims to defend the best interests of young people and public schooling. And because Massachusetts is a national leader in education, what’s at stake is nothing less than the […] Read more »
December 11, 2015
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August 24, 2015
Behind Agenda-Driven Results Is Need for School Choice and High Standards in Education Phi Delta Kappa International in conjunction with Gallup released their 47th annual poll for 2015 on “The Public’s Attitudes Toward the Public Schools.” This year’s survey, which continues to suffer from biased and misleading questions as it has in years past, focuses […] Read more »