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NEXT WEEK: Supreme Court to Hear Biggest Education Case in 60 Years 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) […]

#WhatAboutUs?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 […]

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Don’t Attack Charters Schools–Learn From ThemDecember 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 […]

The Solution to the Teacher Shortage? Entrepreneurial InnovationOctober 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 […]

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#WhatAboutUs?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 […]

Charters Challenge Candidate ForumDecember 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 […]

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  • Opinion: Discrimination Without Discriminating? 17 January 2020
    The Supreme Court hears oral arguments Jan. 22 in Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, which tests the constitutionality of state laws that exclude religious organizations from government funding. The case raises a unique question:...
  • Republican governors are giving teachers raises — but some teachers want more 17 January 2020
    They are among at least seven Republican governors — along with several Democrats — who have included raises for teachers among their priorities for 2020. That's on top of at least 19 teacher salary increases that came primarily from...