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The Education, Workforce and Apprenticeship Tax Credit Act Will Encourage Job Creation and Job PreparationNovember 6, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Jeanne Allen, Founder and CEO of the Center for Education Reform released the following statement regarding the proposed Federal Tax Reform Package: As part of tax reform, there is an urgent need to ensure the preparation of current and future workers for the changing needs of the U.S. economy. Job creation and […]

Civil Rights Leaders Speak Out on NAACP’s Charter School StanceNovember 2, 2017

This stance keeps the Association at odds with thousands of parents and community leaders of color who know, firsthand, the critical role charters play in providing quality education to those in desperate need.

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Jeanne Allen on Rob Schilling Show, WINA in CharlottesvilleOctober 31, 2017

Center for Education Reform founder and CEO Jeanne Allen went on WINA in Charlottesville on October 31st, 2017 to discuss the controversy surrounding her appearance in Backpack Full of Cash. She talks about CER’s mission, current events, and more, Listen here:

What if We Gave Each Child a Backpack Full of Cash?October 30, 2017

Jeanne Allen chats with Bill Walton about Matt Damon’s new film, Backpack Full of Cash.

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The Education, Workforce and Apprenticeship Tax Credit Act Will Encourage Job Creation and Job PreparationNovember 6, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Jeanne Allen, Founder and CEO of the Center for Education Reform released the following statement regarding the proposed Federal Tax Reform Package: As part of tax reform, there is an urgent need to ensure the preparation of current and future workers for the changing needs of the U.S. economy. Job creation and […]

CER Applauds Board Member Kevin Chavous on New RoleOctober 28, 2017

Statement from Center for Education Reform Founder and CEO Jeanne Allen on Kevin Chavous’s new role: “It is with great pleasure that I am pleased to announce that longtime friend, CER board member, and reform movement leader Kevin Chavous will become the president of K12 Inc. I first met Kevin when he was a District […]

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  • SC Supreme Court ends 24-year school funding lawsuit 21 November 2017
    After 24 years, a landmark lawsuit over education funding in South Carolina has come to an end, but the debate has not, as one Supreme Court justice said that to continue the case would be a "gross oversight of judicial power," but another...
  • Divided Ed Board Selects Birks 21 November 2017
    By a 4-3 vote, New Haven’s Board of Education named Carol Birks the next superintendent of schools — at the end of a raucous meeting that signaled that she will begin the job with the challenge of winning over a sizable sector of...