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January 17, 2018
SPOTLIGHT ON… EDREFORM HISTORY What Would Dr. King Say? It’s a week when history is very much on people’s minds. For starters, MLK Jr. Day reminded millions that the struggle for freedom and equality continues. As LEAP Innovations’ CEO Phyllis Locket puts forth, If Dr. King were alive today, “He would look for fairness and find […] Read more »
January 9, 2018
SPOTLIGHT ON… Maryland Turn up the Heat. We are asking the same question that you are — why are there ANY schools in Baltimore not being heated? Unexpected and frigid temperatures aside, old boilers and pipes in schools have been anticipated for years. Eight schools remained closed Monday, and the Governor announced $2.5 million for repairs […] Read more »
January 3, 2018
HAPPY NEW YEAR! As we gear up for another year of creating great opportunities, working to allow innovation to flourish in education and quality school options to expand across the country, we pause briefly to look over our shoulder at some of the highlights from 2017. We kicked off the year by advising a new […] Read more »
December 19, 2017
The Education Grinch Who Stole Christmas — Or So They Try A special holiday Newswire! The parents and teachers they wanted reform. They looked for solutions to break from the norm. They wanted things better, that’s why they were fighting, to make sure their kids would learn reading and writing and science and math and […] Read more »
December 12, 2017
KEEPIN’ IT REAL! Tired of conversation/confrontation/conflict over education-related issues that quickly escape the gravitational pull of reality? The Center for Education Reform proudly presents Reality Check with Jeanne Allen, a podcast hosted by CER Founder & CEO Jeanne Allen and is a production of National Review Online. The program debuts todaywith fearless civil rights leader […] Read more »
November 28, 2017
AND NOW, A WORD FROM OUR SPONSOR: IT’S GIVING TUESDAY — GIVE OPPORTUNITY! For nearly 25 years, the Center for Education Reform has fought to bring innovation and opportunity to education. It’s important work, which wouldn’t be possible without the support of donors from all regions of the county and all walks of life. CER’s […] Read more »
November 21, 2017
TAX REFORM. The focus on the economy has consumed much of the nation’s attention as of late, but CER is continuing to drive the potential for education opportunity to share the spotlight with economic opportunity. First the good news: Support for tax credits to enable learners at all levels to gain additional and new educational […] Read more »
November 14, 2017
  BETTER SERVING THOSE WHO SERVE. America’s 1.3 million service men and women are parents to some 750,000 school-aged children who share the unique burdens of military service: education mobility – bouncing from school to school; attending schools on military bases – most of which are stuck in decades-old pedagogy and lack the personalization and sophistication […] Read more »
November 7, 2017
CONGRESS, TAXES & EDUCATION. CER’s focus on “Helping Learners at All Levels” to access the American dream is at the heart of a new proposal being considered on Capitol Hill. Expanding the economy requires more skilled workers, but not without the depth of education and training that will help them succeed. Read what we have to say about how to […] Read more »
October 31, 2017
HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Here’s one of several “spooky” spoof videos to help you celebrate the day in EdReform Style! These and others from CER’s “Lucky 13th” Anniversary in 2006. Everything old is new again! CONGRATULATIONS AND APPLAUSE. Good friend and CER Board Member Kevin Chavous is the new president of the Virginia-based ed-tech and on-line learning company K-12 Inc. CER and Kevin […] Read more »