Suit Supports Funding Equity for All D.C. Public School Students Press Release Washington, D.C. January 20, 2015 The Center for Education Reform (CER), together with Black Alliance for Educational Options (BAEO), Friends of Choice in Urban Schools (FOCUS) and the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (NAPCS), filed an amicus brief Friday, January 16 with […]
As the North Carolina State Board of Education hears virtual charter school applications today, The Center for Education Reform strongly encourages state leaders to uphold the law confirming the establishment of two virtual charter schools for North Carolina students.
In Florida alone, there are over 1,400 events planned for National School Choice Week (Jan. 25-31) when kids will break out the signature yellow scarves and families will celebrate the empowerment and opportunity that comes with being able to choose the best education option for their child.
Parents should be the final decision-makers when it comes to where their children are educated.
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.
by Erin James and Nikelle Snader York Dispatch October 9, 2014 York City teachers and school officials are digesting the surprise alternative to complete charter conversion announced by the district’s state-appointed financial recovery officer Wednesday. The concept is interesting, said Carol Hill-Evans, a member of the Community Education Council and president of the York City […]
Advocates say Pennsylvania can do more for charter schools (CER in the news)
30 January 2015
Pennsylvania could be a lot friendlier to public charter schools. That’s the message delivered by a pair of independent reports that call for an equitable funding formula and more hospitable policies for the state’s charter...
How The Likely 2016 GOP Presidential Candidates Stack Up On School Choice (CER in the news)
30 January 2015
As it’s National School Choice Week, I wanted to see how Republican presidential hopefuls measure up on their actions to increase school choice (versus just talking about it)....