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Common Ground interview with Jeanne Allen (excerpt)
June 15, 2017

Bill Walton sits down with Jeanne Allen, Founder & CEO, The Center for Education Reform, to discuss options for improving the nation’s education system.  

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.

Press Releases

Supreme Court Decision in Trinity Lutheran v. Comer is a Significant Victory for School Choice
June 26, 2017

(Washington, D.C.)—In a 7-2 decision today, “the U.S. Supreme Court delivered a victory for the First Amendment’s guarantee of religious freedom for religious schools,” said Jeanne Allen, Founder and CEO of Center for Education Reform. Trinity Lutheran had been denied state funding for a playground surface solely because its school is a religious one. The court’s […]

Gov. Scott Ushers in More Opportunity, More Equity for Kids Signing HB 7069
June 15, 2017

(ORLANDO, Fl. June 14, 2017) In an historic win for kids, Florida Governor Governor Rick Scott today signed HB 7069, providing more and better opportunities to thousands of children throughout the state, particularly the most vulnerable. With schools unevenly funded and resources rarely flowing to the classroom directly as is normally intended by law, HB […]

There Are Two Ways to Reform Education. This New Book Explains Why Only One of Them Will Succeed.
June 12, 2017

If education reformers are honest with one another, we must admit that our efforts have a hit a wall.