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Many charter schools succeed
September 19, 2016

by Chicago Tribune The Columbus Dispatch September 19, 2016 Last month, comedian John Oliver unleashed funny broadside on charter schools in America. He spotlighted the worst of the worst charters, the ones that fail students, escape rigorous oversight and cost taxpayers. The pro-charter Center for Education Reform responded with a video contest, “Hey John Oliver, […]

Opinion Journal: Trump’s ‘New Civil Rights Agenda’
September 9, 2016

The Center for Education Reform talks to Wall Street Journal Opinion Journal about Hillary Clinton's comments on charter schools while on the campaign trail, and how backing from national teacher unions has likely swayed her opinion on these alternative public schools.

Editorial: Charter schools, John Oliver and the NAACP
September 9, 2016

by Editorial Board Chicago Tribune September 9, 2016 Last month comedian John Oliver unleashed a caustic — and funny — broadside on charter schools in America. He spotlighted the worst of the worst charters, the ones that fail students, escape rigorous oversight and cost taxpayers. If you want to know how any of that is funny, […]


Press Releases

Nation’s Most Senior Education Reform Group Relaunches
September 26, 2016

The Center for Education Reform (CER) today announced its complete refocus on the changing landscape of American education, taking on the most difficult issues that no other national organization is currently pursuing.

Charter School Video Contest for $100,000: Deadline Fast Approaching
September 15, 2016

September 26th is the deadline for The Center for Education Reform’s (CER) “Hey John Oliver! Back Off My Charter School” Video Contest.

“Take Back Your Schools” Action Guide Released
September 7, 2016

Today, with annual Back to School rituals now fully underway, parents, grandparents and engaged citizens have a new tool to help them make a fundamental difference in the education of their children and ensure that the status quo is the exception, not the rule.