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June 30, 2014
n 1992, the first charter school was introduced and the concept of public school choice in American education was born. Read more »
June 16, 2014
On the campaign trail back in 2010, former Maryland Gov. Bob Ehrlich conceded that Maryland’s charter school law did not go far enough in creating the necessary safeguards for a thriving charter sector statewide, and more needed to be done to ensure charter schools become a welcomed part of public education. Read more »
June 13, 2014
As the two big national teachers unions prepare for their conventions this summer, they are struggling to navigate one of the most tumultuous moments in their history. Read more »
June 10, 2014
Mike posed an extremely important question at the start of this wonk-a-thon: “How to build a high-quality charter school sector?” Read more »
May 29, 2014
Sixty years ago this week, my family and other Black families across the country were wondering how the Supreme Court's Brown v. Board of Education decision would impact their children's education. Read more »
May 28, 2014
I would not have said this a year ago. I’ve been opposed to such a thing, despite being auditioned once for a show that promised to show the real challenges schools face daily. Read more »
May 15, 2014
Teacher Appreciation Day, Field Day, spring concerts, sports competitions and awards ceremonies, plays, debates, school application and testing, testing, testing. Read more »
May 13, 2014
Charter schools are all the rage, but are hardly a fad. The most important takeaway of the past twenty-two plus years now is that doing education differently and better is possible, when we put freedom and accountability at the center of the education process. Read more »
May 9, 2014
CER board member and Charter Schools USA, Inc. President and CEO defends charter schools and school choice on Fox News at the onset of National Charter Schools Week 2014. Read more »
May 8, 2014
Americans are fans of fantasy and myth - the resounding success of franchises like Twilight and Harry Potter offer strong evidence to support this claim. But when it comes to our education system, Americans must learn to distinguish fact from fiction. Read more »