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Miami To Host National Education SummitOctober 24, 2018

  (Washington, DC – October 23, 2018) — The Center for Education Reform (CER), the nation’s leading advocate for opportunity & innovation in education, is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a summit and gala on October 26, 2018 at the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Miami, Florida, a state that is the gateway to Latin America […]

An Important Letter to the Nation’s Educators and their TeamsAugust 27, 2018

Whether students are back in school or you’re just getting your classrooms and work ready for them, we appreciate our fine educators and all you do. CER is here to support you in all your efforts.

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Tick, Tock – The Clock Winds Down on Janus v. AFSCME DecisionJune 5, 2018

The clock’s winding down, and decisions are being handed down, as the end of this session of the Supreme Court draws to a close.

On Cheerier Notes: Charter School Successes & One Student’s Life-Changing ChoiceJune 5, 2018

(Newswire, June 5, 2018)  Check out these two stories on charter schools.  First the CBS Morning News on Basis Independent Silicon Valley, which has captured the top five spots on U.S. News and World Report’s list of the best high schools and where students are required to take at least seven AP courses, beginning as […]

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Renewed Hope for Teachers, Worker FreedomJune 27, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 27, 2018 CONTACT: Mary Riner (202) 750-0016 | mary@edreform.com U.S. Supreme Court Rules in favor of Mark Janus in Janus v. AFSCME Statement by Jeanne Allen, Founder & CEO It’s a great day in Washington, DC! The high court’s decision strikes a blow for the freedom guaranteed to individuals under the constitution. […]

Employee Freedom on Trial MondayFebruary 23, 2018

Favorable decision Janus case could mean better education, expanded opportunity MEDIA ADVISORY Friday, February 22, 2018  CONTACT Christina Mazzanti, Dir., Communications christina@edreform.com (202) 750-0016 Monday: US Supreme Court hears arguments on worker freedom Janus v. AFSCME decision, whether favorable or not, will have wide-ranging implications for public-sector union employees and education at large   (Washington, […]

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  • The Supreme Court Dealt a Blow to Unions, But It Wasn’t a Knock Out 13 December 2018
    There’s no question that the U.S. Supreme Court’s June ruling in Janus v. AFSCME hurt organized labor. The court’s 5-4 opinion found that public sector unions violated the First Amendment by collecting agency fees from workers who aren’t...
  • Is an All Charter School System Really the Way to Go? 13 December 2018
    New Orleans — Educators nationwide want to reduce the achievement gap — the disparity in test scores, grades, and educational attainment — between lower-income and minority students and their peers. The question, of course, is how to do...