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June 8, 2018
  (Washington, DC – June 8, 2018) — The Center for Education Reform is pleased to announce the new co-chairs of its 25th Anniversary, CER’s Silver Anniversary Summit & Celebration, Opportunity, Innovation & the Road to ONE America,taking place on Thursday and Friday October 25th-26th, 2018 at the Mandarin Oriental in Miami, FL. Joining Governor Jeb Bush […] Read more »
May 30, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Eight Outstanding Leaders of Education, Government & Industry to be Honored (Washington, D.C. – May 30, 2018) – Recognized for their accomplishments in ensuring the creation and advancement of opportunities and innovation across the education landscape, the 8 honorees for CER’s 25th Anniversary are change agents, innovators, and leaders of breakthrough options for […] Read more »
May 23, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Governor Jeb Bush to serve as Honorary Chair of CER 25th Anniversary Celebration The Road to Innovation for ONE America WASHINGTON, DC  May 23, 2018— In the 25 years the Center for Education Reform (CER) has been leading the fight for innovation and opportunity in education, we’ve been privy to the best hearts and […] Read more »
May 11, 2018
National Charter Schools Week 2018 Day 6 This is a country built on innovation, but when it comes to education we are far too cautious. We do not need a thousand flowers to bloom, as the saying goes. What we need is to have a thousand (or tens of thousands) of seeds planted. Those that […] Read more »
May 11, 2018
National Charter Schools Week 2018 Day 5 The charter school movement, and many of its greatest initial and on-going successes, is rooted in its commitment to serving students who for whatever the reason have not been well-served by traditional public education. It’s greatest strength, in fact, is being able to serve students from fragile communities, in […] Read more »
May 11, 2018
National Charter Schools Week 2018 Day 4 Some of the earliest founded charter school advocacy groups had friends in their name, and for good reason. They wanted to be what most of us aspire to be in all walks of like – great friends to the new kid on the block. Friends of Choice in […] Read more »
May 11, 2018
National Charter Schools Week 2018 Day 3 Recognizing charter schools as well as those who enable their progress on this #TeachersDay 2018 must include a recognition of those that stand in the way of yet more progress- the National Education Association and the exceptionally hostile American Federation of Teachers (AFT). It’s no secret these two […] Read more »
May 11, 2018
National Charter Schools Week 2018 Day 2 Each year National Charter Schools Week gives charter advocates an opportunity not only to bring further attention to chartering and the myriad benefits it offers our children but to the elements critical for success. Let’s start the week with one major one – legislators. Having the dedicated support of legislators […] Read more »
May 11, 2018
National Charter Schools Week 2018 In the 27+ years since the founding of the charter school movement, tremendous progress has been made in the number of schools established, and in the wealth of innovative opportunities they offer to children, families, teachers and communities. In the 25 years CER has been leading the fight for innovation […] Read more »
April 10, 2018
Recalling Reagan’s words: “When they graduate high school, they are prepared neither for work nor higher education.” (Washington, DC) — Precisely 35 years after A Nation at Risk was released this month in 1983, student achievement is either flat or dropping for many US students, according to the results of the latest National Assessment of Education […] Read more »