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CER in the News

Kara Kerwin On The Rod Arquette Radio Show
July 28, 2014

CER President, Kara Kerwin, discusses a recent study from The University of Arkansas on the effectiveness of charter schools with Rod Arquette. The first of its kind, “The Productivity of Public Charter Schools,” conducted on a national scale, analyzes the cost effectiveness and return on investment in the public education system.

Charter school conference coming to Wilmington
July 28, 2014

The 2014 North Carolina Charter Schools Conference will be held in Wilmington, July 30 through Aug. 1, at the Hilton Wilmington Riverside hotel, 301 N. Water St., according to a news release.

Huffman weighed shutting down embattled Tennessee Virtual Academy
July 28, 2014

In a standoff over a struggling statewide cyberschool, Tennessee Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman says he weighed pulling the plug on the school altogether.

Press Releases

Tennessee Education Commissioner Takes Away Right to Virtual Education for 626 Students
July 25, 2014

The Center for Education Reform strongly condemns the recent directive by the Tennessee Education Commissioner to un-enroll 626 students from the Tennessee Virtual Academy (TNVA), denying them their school choice rights.

Charter Schools Make The Most of Public Funding
July 22, 2014

Charter schools are on average more cost-effective in delivering learning gains than traditional public schools, according to a new report released today by the University of Arkansas.

CER Condemns Florida Lawsuit Against Voucher Program
July 16, 2014

The Center for Education Reform strongly condemns the lawsuit brought by the Florida Education Association (FEA) against the recent expansion of Florida’s tax credit scholarship program and newly created personal learning scholarship accounts.