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Kemp Forum on Expanding Opportunity: State and national policymakers, education and business leaders to lead discussionMay 2, 2016

  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 […]

INNOVATION AND OPPORTUNITY: The Contribution of Charter Schools to Public EducationMay 1, 2016

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.

Our National Education Crisis Shows No Signs Of EndingMay 23, 2016

NAEP data, combined with information on college readiness, presents a clear picture on the need to improve and expand access to innovative learning opportunities.

America’s graduation rate dilemmaMay 18, 2016

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 […]

Education Next: School choice, charters propel student achievement in DenverApril 12, 2016

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 […]

More Than 80 Latino Leaders – Joined by Governor Charlie Baker -­‐ Call on State Legislature to Lift the Cap on Public Charter SchoolsApril 6, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 8, 2016 CONTACT: Josiane Martinez josiane@discoverasg.com 857-­‐222-­‐0800 Eileen O’Connor eileen@keyserpublicstrategies.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 […]