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Understanding Charter School Growth
March 29, 2018

Once the most promising public school reform available to students, charter schools have stalled. From 1993–2009, the number of charter schools grew from 10 percent–15 percent each year.1 In the 2015 school year, the number of charters increased by just 7 percent. In 2016, school growth dropped dramatically to 2 percent.2 All the while, charter school enrollment has grown steadily each year. However, that masks the real story: Demands for charter opportunities outstrip supply by at least a million students.

STATEMENT: Allen Renews Call for Union Leader to Step Down
July 26, 2017

Statement from the Center for Education Reform:  Randi Weingarten’s smug obstinacy in refusing to accept responsibility for her slur against reformers is disturbing. [U.S. News & World Report, July 24, 2017]Clearly, she believes staying on message—no matter how insulting that message is to African-Americans and people of color throughout the nation—is more important than honesty, fairness, […]

Union leader’s attack on parents and others who support school choice is hateful and should not stand
July 20, 2017

STATEMENT BY JEANNE ALLEN, FOUNDER AND CEO “AFT president Randi Weingarten’s characterization of education reform parents and advocates as racists akin to the southern segregationists of the past, is not just ill-advised hyperbole, it is a deeply offensive, highly inflammatory insult to all the parents and people – of all races, backgrounds, and regions – […]


Press Releases

BREAKING: Puerto Rico Reaffirms Education Opportunities
August 10, 2018

The Supreme Court overruled a highly political ruling by a Superior Court Judge who claimed that the Puerto Rico Education Reform act violates the territory’s Constitution.

ASU and GSV Partner with CER on The Road to Innovation for ONE America
July 5, 2018

  (Washington, DC – July 3, 2018) — The leaders in multi-national education innovation today announced a pathbreaking partnership with CER on the occasion of its 25th Anniversary Summit and Gala Awards ceremony. Arizona State University (ASU) and Global Silicon Valley (GSV) will bring their breakthrough 10 years of coordinated leadership and entrepreneurial engagement to […]

Renewed Hope for Teachers, Worker Freedom
June 27, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 27, 2018 CONTACT: Mary Riner (202) 750-0016 | mary@edreform.com U.S. Supreme Court Rules in favor of Mark Janus in Janus v. AFSCME Statement by Jeanne Allen, Founder & CEO It’s a great day in Washington, DC! The high court’s decision strikes a blow for the freedom guaranteed to individuals under the constitution. […]