Allen: The Content of Laws Matters In Ensuring Student Success January 21, 2016 Jeanne Allen, Founder and President Emeritus of The Center for Education Reform (CER), issued the following statement on the release of Measuring Up to the Model: A Ranking of State Charter School Laws yesterday from the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools […]
January 11, 2016 Washington, D.C. Teachers and parents from around the nation today at 9:00 am will gather outside of the U.S. Supreme Court in support of 10 California teachers as oral arguments are heard in their challenge, Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association et al., against the state requirement that they must fund their teacher’s […]
While many parents in Nebraska enjoy some ability to choose among existing schools, high performing public options are often at capacity. As a state, we should band together and support the highest quality educational options possible for every student.
House Speaker Robert DeLeo doubled down on the benefits of charter schools last week, and frankly that’s a beautiful thing for the thousands of parents and students who are tired of being on waiting lists for the school of their choice.
January 6, 2016 Office of the Arizona Governor Doug Ducey PHOENIX – Governor Doug Ducey today announced the appointment of Phoenix attorney Clint Bolick, an independent, to the Supreme Court of Arizona. This is Governor Ducey’s first appointment to the Supreme Court of Arizona. Mr. Bolick specializes in United States and Arizona constitutional law, and also handles […]
By Kristyna Engdahl KETV.com January 3, 2016 An aggressive new initiative vows to bring charter schools to Nebraska. The only problem is that the state is one of seven where they’re not allowed. Educate Nebraska, which launched Sunday, wants to change that. Officials said the competition created by charter schools increases performance by both teachers […]
Cruz wants to force D.C. to fund a school voucher program it doesn’t want
8 February 2016
Legislation introduced in both chambers of Congress would force Washington, D.C. to use local taxpayer money to fund a school voucher program that many city officials have long said they oppose....
Charter, tax credit groups again outspend teachers’ unions on lobbying
8 February 2016
While teachers' unions remain near the top of the list of the state’s highest-spending interest groups, a position they’ve occupied for decades, they no longer dominate education lobbying in New York....