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According to a New Department of Education Study, Charter Schools Outperform Traditional Public Shows
April 17, 2017

Florida’s charter school students performed better on state exams and made greater learning gains than their peers in traditional public schools in 2015-16, and racial achievement gaps were smaller in charter schools, according to a new state report.

3 Things You Need to Know About the DC Opportunity Scholarship Program
March 8, 2017

Today, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform will consider the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Reauthorization Act.

KENTUCKY HOUSE PASSES CHARTER SCHOOL BILL
March 7, 2017

A team of Constitutional law experts led by former Solicitor General of the United States Paul Clement has determined that the Kentucky state constitution does not in any way prohibit enactment of a strong charter school law.


Press Releases

Statement by CER Founder & CEO Jeanne Allen on the President’s Executive Order on Federal Overreach in Education
April 26, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – Center for Education Reform Founder & CEO Jeanne Allen issued the following statement on the President’s anticipated signing of an executive order to the Department of Education to review the federal government’s role in schools: We applaud the Trump Administration for pushing forward on one of the four main points of CER’s recommendations […]

According to a New Department of Education Study, Charter Schools Outperform Traditional Public Shows
April 17, 2017

Florida’s charter school students performed better on state exams and made greater learning gains than their peers in traditional public schools in 2015-16, and racial achievement gaps were smaller in charter schools, according to a new state report.

National Charter School Law Ranking & Scorecard
March 22, 2017

Since 1996, CER’s yearly scorecard and ranking of state charter school laws has provided guidance and feedback to policymakers on the relative strengths and weakness of charter school policies and their effectiveness in fulfilling the true meaning of the words “charter school law."