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Jeanne Allen
February 13, 2017
This past weekend, on the Journal Editorial Report on Fox News, CER CEO Jeanne Allen unpacked the real reason behind the ferocious opposition to now-Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. Here’s the video: Also this past weekend, Jeanne appeared on Fox 5 News on the Hill. Here’s the Facebook Live video she did afterward: Read more »
Regulations
February 7, 2017
By Jeanne Allen Education Week February 6, 2017 Regulations are strangling the charter sector. Panic struck the education establishment over the election of President Donald Trump and his selection of school choice advocate Betsy DeVos for U.S. secretary of education. There was fear that she would preside over a dramatic expansion of nontraditional forms of […] Read more »
January 24, 2017
Opinion Floyd County Times January 24, 2017 Kentucky felt an earthquake on November 8, 2016 that drastically changed the makeup of Frankfort and provided the Bluegrass state with a viable path to finally adopt needed reforms. With an eager Governor and a General Assembly intent on improving Kentucky’s business climate and education system, Kentuckians from […] Read more »
January 23, 2017
Colleges are failing, but what can replace them? Online courses, net-campuses and mentors. by David Gelernter The Wall Street Journal January 23, 2017 U.S. colleges are failing—the fancy-pants institutions along with the rest. They nearly all have fundamental problems, and they have had them so long that these institutions seem destined to collapse as students […] Read more »
January 10, 2017
by Joe Nathan Chalkbeat January 5, 2017 Do some school choice programs make sense in rural America? For students like Paige Knutson, Daniel Lopez Gomez, and Merle Vander Weyst, the answer is certainly yes. President-elect Donald Trump and his choice for secretary of education insist that private-school vouchers are a good idea. I strongly disagree. […] Read more »
January 9, 2017
by Jeanne Allen Washington Examiner December 5, 2016 With Betsy DeVos likely the next Secretary of Education, the sharks of the status quo are circling. There is all sorts of misinformation about her home state of Michigan’s vibrant charter school movement and whether such schools in Detroit have succeeded or failed in a city that […] Read more »
October 27, 2016
by Stephen I. Mayo Soundview Rising October 14, 2016 Ah… the Hollywood Axis of Evil. We have become accustomed to its denizens poking their stimulant-addled noses into matters of public policy, and making profound asses of themselves; from actor Sean Penn’s ludicrous foray into international drug-cartel diplomacy to star Leonardo DiCaprio’s half-baked musings on climate change […] Read more »
September 30, 2016
by Jeanne Allen Daily Hampshire Gazette September 30, 2016 It’s time to set the record straight on education funding. Opponents of education opportunity continue to spread false information about charter schools, despite the fact that many reputable sources, including newspaper editorial boards, have acknowledged that the claim that charter schools drain resources from traditional public […] Read more »
September 12, 2016
by Jeanne Allen the 74 September 12, 2016 At this year’s national charter school conference, school choice warrior Howard Fuller argued that we must partner with anyone who is aligned on helping kids. Like him, I am never ambivalent or silent when the truth about education reform is at stake. Well here I am, speaking […] Read more »
September 9, 2016
The claim that charter schools drain resources from traditional public schools is “absurd” and an “outright lie,” as many reputable researchers as well as editorial boards have acknowledged and documented. Read more »