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Charter school pablum: Hillary Clinton misleads on education
November 23, 2015

Hillary Clinton took an uninformed swipe at charter schools while on the stump. And she necessarily was smacked in a fusillade of criticism.

Anne Arundel teachers turn to work-to-rule to lobby for better pay
November 20, 2015

by Allison Bourg ABC2 News November 19. 2015 No volunteering at after-school activities, no chaperoning field trips and no returning parent emails outside of school hours. Those are just some of the things that more than a thousand teachers in Anne Arundel County are refusing to do as part of their efforts to push for […]

Unions Eye L.A. Charter Schools
November 17, 2015

Efforts to organize teachers in the country’s largest system could have nationwide repercussions By Kris Maher Wall Street Journal Nov. 16, 2015 As teachers unions ramp up efforts to organize the fast-growing charter school movement, one of the biggest and most contentious fights is taking place at a chain of schools in Los Angeles. In […]

Press Releases

Remembering John Chubb
November 13, 2015

Washington, D.C. November 13, 2015 The following statement was issued by Jeanne Allen, Founder and President-Emeritus of The Center for Education Reform: We were devastated by the news of the passing of John E. Chubb, one of the truly most impactful people of the entire school choice movement and an intellectual giant. Scholar, executive, educator […]

Hillary Clinton’s Comments on Charter Schools
November 10, 2015

When a promising presidential candidate violates the basics of truth telling, it’s time for a reset. For 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, it’s time to tell the truth about charter schools. Myths perpetrated by teachers unions and big bureaucracies seem to have trumped her reality.

Less Than Half of U.S. Students Proficient According to Nation’s Report Card
October 28, 2015

Thirty-four and 33 percent of U.S. eighth grade students are able to read and do math at grade level or better, an alarming statistic revealed today on the results of the 2015 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), also known as the Nation’s Report Card.