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Our National Education Crisis Shows No Signs Of Ending
May 23, 2016

NAEP data, combined with information on college readiness, presents a clear picture on the need to improve and expand access to innovative learning opportunities.

AEI Study Finds Slight Negative Tilt in Media Coverage of Charter Schools
May 21, 2016

A study of news coverage of charter schools shows "some evidence of a noticeable anti-charter tilt."

School choice advocates celebrate win in Nevada, gear up for next round
May 20, 2016

Despite the favorable ruling, the ESA program remains on hold because a Carson City judge issued an injunction in a separate case in January that halted implementation. The Nevada Supreme Court is expected to schedule hearings on that case soon.

Press Releases

Kemp Forum on Expanding Opportunity: State and national policymakers, education and business leaders to lead discussion
May 2, 2016

  KEMP FORUM ON EXPANDING OPPORTUNITY A Partnership of The Center for Education Reform, The Jack Kemp Foundation and Opportunity Lives Convenes at UNC, Chapel Hill May 5, 2016 Governor, state and national policymakers, education and business leaders to lead discussion WASHINGTON, D.C. — On May 5, 2016, the Jack Kemp Foundation, The Center for Education Reform, the nation’s […]

INNOVATION AND OPPORTUNITY: The Contribution of Charter Schools to Public Education
May 1, 2016

In 1991, at a time when many yearned for transformation in education, states responded with an innovation of the traditional public school model – charter schools.

A Majority of U.S. 12th Graders Lack Proficiency
April 27, 2016

A NATIONAL IMPERATIVE TO EXPAND EDUCATION OPPORTUNITY Commentary on the 2015 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Results Jeanne Allen, Founder & CEO, The Center for Education Reform (WASHINGTON D.C. 4.27.16) Today’s report by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) is an urgent reminder of the crisis in U.S. education, with just 37 percent […]