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Kara Kerwin: Status Of The Charter School Movement
December 15, 2014

Heather Kays of the The Heartland Institute discusses the status of the charter school movement with Kara Kerwin, president of the Center for Education Reform.

Viewpoint: The voting booth affects the classroom
December 15, 2014

There’s a reasonable tendency among Americans to view the education of their kids as an exclusively local issue and distinct to their communities.

Leadership and voice: Two New Orleans schools illustrate the promise and perils of charter schools
December 5, 2014

Lauren LeDuff was a junior at Warren Easton High School in New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina flooded the city in August of 2005.

Press Releases

State Education Policy Should Focus on Outcomes, Not Inputs
December 3, 2014

Kara Kerwin, president of The Center for Education Reform (CER), issued the following statement in light of the release of “On the Road To Better Accountability: An Analysis of State Charter School Policies” from the National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA) today:

Election Analysis: More than Half of Nation’s State Executives Well-Equipped to Positively Impact Education System
November 6, 2014

With two gubernatorial election results pending, more than half (57 percent) of governors and governors-elect in the United States and the mayor of Washington, D.C. hold encouraging views or have proven track records on promoting charter schools, school choice and teacher quality measures, according to an Education50 Election Day analysis from The Center for Education Reform.

2014 Election Results Signal Big Wins for Students
November 5, 2014

While some states await final election results from all 36 gubernatorial races in the 2014 midterm elections, major victories for America’s students have already been affirmed in Arizona, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin.