KEMP FORUM ON EXPANDING OPPORTUNITY A Partnership of The Center for Education Reform, The Jack Kemp Foundation and Opportunity Lives Convenes at UNC, Chapel Hill May 5, 2016 Governor, state and national policymakers, education and business leaders to lead discussion WASHINGTON, D.C. — On May 5, 2016, the Jack Kemp Foundation, The Center for Education Reform, the nation’s […]
In 1991, at a time when many yearned for transformation in education, states responded with an innovation of the traditional public school model – charter schools.
NAEP data, combined with information on college readiness, presents a clear picture on the need to improve and expand access to innovative learning opportunities.
by Nate Davis The Hill May 18, 2016 We have a graduation problem in the U.S. Too many young people, in particular the underprivileged, are failing to get high-school degrees. Some believe America’s education system is reversing that trend. They point to the U.S. Department of Education’s announcement in December that graduation rates reached an […]
To better meet the needs of unique students, Denver Public Schools is expanding choice and offering school leaders increased autonomy. In a new article for Education Next, David Osborne, director of the project on Reinventing America’s Schools at the Progressive Policy Institute, finds that Denver’s strategy has produced impressive gains in student achievement. In the […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 8, 2016 CONTACT: Josiane Martinez firstname.lastname@example.org 857-‐222-‐0800 Eileen O’Connor email@example.com 617-‐806-‐6999 More Than 80 Latino Leaders – Joined by Governor Charlie Baker – Call on State Legislature to Lift the Cap on Public Charter Schools EAST BOSTON – More than 80 Latino leaders from across Massachusetts gathered today at Excel Academy […]
Fed rollout of new education reform alarms GOP lawmakers
23 May 2016
The new federal education reform law is barely five months old, but congressional Republicans are already fighting the Department of Education over its implementation. Senate and House Republicans are threatening to step in and block an...
Competition for students creates winners, losers among school districts
23 May 2016
The loss of students over the past decade has been slower in Washtenaw County than across the state as a whole, but some local districts have fared better than others....