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CER in the News

Charters can put KY in education Super Bowl
February 2, 2016

by Jeanne Allen Courier-Journal February 1, 2016 Super Bowl 50 teams have endured a season-long struggle to reach their ultimate goal. Like these gridiron warriors, advocates of school choice in Kentucky have struggled and persisted in their efforts to enact a charter school law. For the sake of the children, we hope they win. Why […]

Local educators respond to State of the Union address
January 14, 2016

By Britney Milazzo Centre Daily Times January 13, 2016 [Below is a section of the article in which CER is mentioned. Click here to read the full piece.] SOTU reaction Founder and President of The Center for Education Reform Jeanne Allen released a statement via email about the State of the Union address. “Education is […]

Why Democrats should root against unions in major Supreme Court case
January 12, 2016

by Jason Russell Washington Examiner January 12, 2016 Public employee unions could lose a crucial source of revenue if schoolteacher Rebecca Friedrichs wins her case at the Supreme Court. The ripple effects could damage unions for decades to come. Or it might help workers, while maybe even helping unions, depending on who you listen to. […]


Press Releases

Statement from CER on NAPCS Charter School Law Report
January 21, 2016

Allen: The Content of Laws Matters In Ensuring Student Success January 21, 2016 Jeanne Allen, Founder and President Emeritus of The Center for Education Reform (CER), issued the following statement on the release of Measuring Up to the Model: A Ranking of State Charter School Laws yesterday from the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools […]

Teachers Rally As Supreme Court Hears Teacher Freedom Case Today
January 11, 2016

January 11, 2016 Washington, D.C. Teachers and parents from around the nation today at 9:00 am will gather outside of the U.S. Supreme Court in support of 10 California teachers as oral arguments are heard in their challenge, Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association et al., against the state requirement that they must fund their teacher’s […]

Lifeline for Low-Income Students Left Out of Omnibus Bill
December 17, 2015

News Alert December 17, 2015 The following statement was issued by Jeanne Allen, Founder and President Emeritus of The Center for Education Reform (CER), on the exclusion of the SOAR Act, which reauthorizes the DC Opportunity Scholarship Program (DCOSP), in the FY 2016 Omnibus Bill: “It’s astounding that Congressional leaders did not include the DCOSP, […]