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August 22, 2017
August 21, 2017 Statement by Jeanne Allen, Founder and CEO Gallup International released its education poll on Monday, August 21, which found overwhelming support for private schools over traditional public schools, 71-44 percent respectively. Jeanne Allen, CEO and founder of the Center for Education Reform commented on these results, pointing out that the latest Gallup […] Read more »
August 4, 2017
Are you really telling me you don’t know difference between choices made by mills of disadvantaged & minority families today, & segregation? https://t.co/JJCBMsnS2i — Jeanne Allen (@JeanneAllen) July 21, 2017 Here in Washington, DC, most summers are pretty quiet. Not for the Center for Education Reform. In May, our CEO Jeanne Allen interviewed Secretary of […] Read more »
August 4, 2017
Dear Friends: Some of you may be old enough to recall that, once upon a time, the Center produced a good, old-fashioned newsletter—THE MONTHLY LETTER TO FRIENDS—written up, laid out, sent to a printer, stuffed, stamped, and delivered to homes and offices all across America via the U.S. Postal Service (a process nearly as archaic […] Read more »
July 26, 2017
Statement from the Center for Education Reform:  Randi Weingarten’s smug obstinacy in refusing to accept responsibility for her slur against reformers is disturbing. [U.S. News & World Report, July 24, 2017]Clearly, she believes staying on message—no matter how insulting that message is to African-Americans and people of color throughout the nation—is more important than honesty, fairness, […] Read more »
July 20, 2017
STATEMENT BY JEANNE ALLEN, FOUNDER AND CEO “AFT president Randi Weingarten’s characterization of education reform parents and advocates as racists akin to the southern segregationists of the past, is not just ill-advised hyperbole, it is a deeply offensive, highly inflammatory insult to all the parents and people – of all races, backgrounds, and regions – […] Read more »
July 19, 2017
Opportunity advocates storm Capitol Hill, Congress deals with ESSA implementation, advice to the DOE and more in this week's edition of Newswire... Read more »
July 13, 2017
Press Release from Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina:  Raleigh, NC (July 13, 2017) – Today Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina (PEFNC) announced the release of a new white paper rebutting a flawed academic analysis of the Opportunity Scholarship Program from the Children’s Law Clinic at Duke Law School. PEFNC’s paper, North Carolina Opportunity Scholarships: […] Read more »
July 11, 2017
PERSONALIZED LEARNING GAINS…  a big endorsement from a newly released RAND report which finds that students who engage in PL do better in math than their peers and gives an added boost to kids who are behind their classmates and trying to catch up.  The report also found that schools in the study “were pursuing […] Read more »
July 10, 2017
On Sunday July 9th, Center for Education Reform board member David Hardy, who just retired as President of Boys’ Latin Charter of Philadelphia was on Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly. Watch the appearance here. Read more »
Darrell Allison
July 6, 2017
As you know, the Supreme Court recently handed down a victory for school choice in Trinity Lutheran v. Comer. Last night, our friend Darrell Allison, the president of Parents for Educational Freedom, appeared on Special Report with Bret Baier to discuss the case. Here’s the segment: Read more »