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The First 100 Days An Agenda for Federal Action on Education
April 26, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC – Center for Education Reform Founder & CEO Jeanne Allen issued the following statement on the President’s anticipated signing of an executive order to the Department of Education to review the federal government’s role in schools: We applaud the Trump Administration for pushing forward on one of the four main points of CER’s recommendations […] Read more »
Charter Schools Outperform Traditional Public Schools
April 17, 2017
Florida’s charter school students performed better on state exams and made greater learning gains than their peers in traditional public schools in 2015-16, and racial achievement gaps were smaller in charter schools, according to a new state report. Read more »
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 »