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Tennessee ranks No. 28 on education report card for parents
November 24, 2014

Tennessee ranked No. 28 out of all U.S. states and the District of Columbia when it comes to giving parents fundamental power over their child’s education, according to the fifth edition of Parent Power Index, released recently by the Center for Education Reform.

The facts on charter schools
November 24, 2014

The 40,000 students on charter school waiting lists in Philadelphia have high hopes as the School Reform Commission starts to review new applications for the first time in seven years.

Joy Pullmann says Scott Walker couldn’t get legislature to significantly expand school choice
November 21, 2014

By Dave Umhoefer PolitiFact Wisconsin November 21st, 2014 Gov. Scott Walker’s re-election on Nov. 4, 2014, drew plenty of love from conservative commentators bullish about his chances to make a splash in the 2016 presidential race. “The Nation Needs President Scott Walker in 2016,” shouted a headline over a story by Richard Cromwell in The […]

Press Releases

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.

Biased Reporting Fails to Meet Standards of Journalism
October 20, 2014

Measuring the Reliability of the Detroit Free Press: State of Charter Schools, released today by The Media Bullpen©, found the major news outlet to be only ten percent reliable in its June 22-29, 2014 series on charter schools.