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March 22, 2017
Since 1996, CER’s yearly scorecard and ranking of state charter school laws has provided guidance and feedback to policymakers on the relative strengths and weakness of charter school policies and their effectiveness in fulfilling the true meaning of the words “charter school law." Read more »
The DC Opportunity Scholarship Program
March 8, 2017
Today, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform will consider the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Reauthorization Act. Read more »
Paul Clement
March 7, 2017
A team of Constitutional law experts led by former Solicitor General of the United States Paul Clement has determined that the Kentucky state constitution does not in any way prohibit enactment of a strong charter school law. Read more »
Donald Trump
February 28, 2017
The watchwords in education for the next four years ought to be parental choice and freedom for children to attend a school that meets their needs. Read more »
February 21, 2017
HB520 is a very weak charter bill. Read more »
Paul Clement
February 16, 2017
A team of Constitutional law experts led by former Solicitor General of the United States Paul Clement has determined that the Kentucky state constitution does not in any way prohibit enactment of a strong charter school law. Read more »
Betsy DeVos
February 7, 2017
She brings a new and valuable perspective. Read more »
January 25, 2017
Opening Doors to Opportunity for More Students and Families FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 25, 2017 WASHINGTON, DC — The following statement was issued today by Jeanne Allen, founder and CEO of the Center for Education Reform, regarding the Creating Hope and Opportunity for Individuals and Communities through Education Act (S. 235) introduced today by US Sentaor Tim […] Read more »
January 24, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC (January 24, 2017) — A new report, released just in time for National School Choice Week, from the Center for Education Reform offers a history of the 25-year-old charter school movement while addressing the myths that exist about the national charter school landscape. Just the Facts: Success, Innovation, and Opportunity in Charter Schools […] Read more »
January 23, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC (January 23, 2017) — With the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States, the proverbial first 100 days of the new administration is now underway. Recommendations for a fast start in the field of education policy are contained in the Center for Education Reform’s newly published report, “The […] Read more »