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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. […] Read more »
June 19, 2018
Indeed, Hechinger claims to have used NCES data to calculate racial balance in charter schools across the country that justify erroneous claims that increasingly charter schools do not reflect the racial balance of surrounding schools. However, as we pointed out, no researcher can make such statements based on NCES data. One needs at least 4 data points (see link for explanation: https://www.edreform.com/nbc-charters/) and further review, analysis and study, to make any legitimate comparisons. Read more »
June 12, 2018
They don’t call it “Real Clear Policy” for nothin’. Friend, colleague, fellow edreform pioneer (and honorary co-chair of CER’s Silver Anniversary Summit) Gov. Jeb Bush, and Steve Klinsky, Founder and CEO of Modern States Education Alliance, offer a compelling plan that would lower the cost of tuition (by up to 25 percent) and create an immediate “on ramp” to college for students. Read more »
June 5, 2018
The clock’s winding down, and decisions are being handed down, as the end of this session of the Supreme Court draws to a close. Read more »
June 5, 2018
(Newswire, June 5, 2018)  Check out these two stories on charter schools.  First the CBS Morning News on Basis Independent Silicon Valley, which has captured the top five spots on U.S. News and World Report’s list of the best high schools and where students are required to take at least seven AP courses, beginning as […] Read more »
June 5, 2018
Later this month the Baltimore School Board will consider applications for six new charter schools. Read more »
June 5, 2018
Scholarship students who attended a private school were over 35 percent more likely to report that their schools were very safe. And parents of the students were about 36 percent more likely to report that their children were in very safe schools. Read more »
June 5, 2018
The Las Vegas Review-Journal ran a piece about how Nevada’s Clark County School District had created a new marketing position to sell the district’s schools to parents and slow the exodus of student to charter schools. Read more »
June 5, 2018
If he truly wants to mend fences with the city’s high-performing charter schools and their leaders, he can start by granting long-languishing space requests and also end an injustice that NY1 exposed this week... Read more »
June 5, 2018
“Most [charter school teachers] come to this work to provide underserved children with a better shot at educational success, but now they’re increasingly branded as corporate stooges selling out public education by critics who challenge charter schools’ right to exist.” Read more »