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Victory for Bad Teachers
August 23, 2016

August 23, 2016 Wall Street Journal CER’s Jeanne Allen talks to Mary Kissel on Wall Street Journal Opinion Journal about the California Supreme Court’s decision to uphold a law that keeps bad teachers in the classroom.       Jeanne previously appeared on Opinion Journal in March to discuss John King’s U.S. Secretary of Education […]

The campaign against charter schools
August 19, 2016

Teachers unions are leading a deliberate, deceptive campaign designed to scare those who support families’ rights to choose the best education for their children.

Tim Scott: Education Is the “Magic” Solution to America’s Problems
July 29, 2016

No, not Harry Potter magic. This kind of magic, said U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.), is the kind of public policy that can help cure society’s seemingly incurable ills. Scott’s remarks were addressed to the Kemp Forum on Expanding Opportunity in Indianapolis, a gathering of lawmakers and activists supportive of school choice.

Press Releases

Sad Day for Teachers’ Rights in California
August 22, 2016

The following statement was issued today by Jeanne Allen, founder and CEO of the Center for Education Reform, on the California Supreme Court’s denial to hear the Vergara v. California case dealing with employment rules such as teacher tenure:

Uncle Sam’s Overreach on Charter Schools
August 2, 2016

In order to protect state laws governing charter schools and charter school freedom from undue interference from the federal government, The Center for Education Reform (CER) has submitted comments in response to the Department of Education’s May 31, 2016, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) related to accountability and state plans under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

North Carolina Increases Education Opportunity
July 18, 2016

Legislative action in North Carolina will result in new and expanded opportunities for students, thanks to the creation of a new Achievement School District and expanded resources for teachers, students and families.