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June 29, 2017
  Beyond the First 100 Days: Transforming government’s role in education  A reiteration of its January, 2017 recommendations to the Trump Administration, and an extension for completion of the work that must be performed.   Read & download the PDF here. Read more »
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 »
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 »
January 19, 2017
Fox & Friends — Leading Teachers Unions Discredit DeVos Setting the record straight on union efforts to discredit Betsy Devos and parent power. Watch here.    Wall Street Journal — Who Is Betsy DeVos?  Dispelling myths about Donald Trump’s pick for Education Secretary. Watch here.   ABC — How Trump’s Pick for Education Secretary May Reignite the Education Wars […] Read more »
January 15, 2017
This article shines a light on the depth — and longevity of support — for charter schools in the African-American community. The story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s closest aide and chief of staff, Dr. Wyatt T. Walker, is not only enlightening, but something few know. It is in that spirit that we are […] Read more »
January 6, 2017
Wise People Knowing!  (11th) Great Funders Funding 10th) Best of Teachers Teaching (9th) Nine Data Dancing (8th) 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 final in our 12-ish days of Christmas […] Read more »