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U.S. Fourth-Graders Lag Behind Other Countries In Reading Statement by Jeanne Allen, Founder and CEO, the Center for Education ReformDecember 12, 2017

The latest report on the deteriorating condition of U.S. fourth-graders’ reading proficiency is infuriating and depressing but a trend that is not at all surprising. The Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) has been administered every five years since 2001 and the fact that, as U.S. News reports, “Reading comprehension among fourth-grade students has […]

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 […]

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The Case for Education Transformation, Part 1: The Disappointing Reality of American EducationFebruary 16, 2018

February 16, 2018 Today, the Center for Education Reform released the first in a series of reports exploring the case for a true transformation in education — and how to make it happen. The Case for Education Transformation, Part I: The Disappointing Reality of American Education

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:

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Employee Freedom on Trial MondayFebruary 23, 2018

Favorable decision Janus case could mean better education, expanded opportunity MEDIA ADVISORY Friday, February 22, 2018  CONTACT Christina Mazzanti, Dir., Communications christina@edreform.com (202) 750-0016 Monday: US Supreme Court hears arguments on worker freedom Janus v. AFSCME decision, whether favorable or not, will have wide-ranging implications for public-sector union employees and education at large   (Washington, […]

BREAKING: Education Community in Unison: Expand OpportunityJanuary 22, 2018

School Choice Week exclusive demonstrates widespread + growing support for education opportunity expanded to all in need. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, January 22, 2017  CONTACT Christina Mazzanti, Dir., Communications christina@edreform.com (202) 750-0016 BREAKING: Special National School Choice Week Podcast features Schools, Members of Congress, Ed Secretary Reality Check shows growing impact of and support for education […]

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