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NAACP Caves To Union Pressure, Passing Moratorium on Charter SchoolsOctober 15, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 15, 2016 WASHINGTON, DC — The following statement was issued today by Jeanne Allen, Founder and CEO of the Center for Education Reform, on the ratification of a charter school moratorium by the NAACP today at their annual meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio: “We are disappointed in the NAACP for ratifying the call for a […]

Center for Education Reform Receives More than 250 Entries For Its $100K “Hey John Oliver, Back Off My Charter School!” Video ContestOctober 11, 2016

Students’ compelling stories tell John Oliver – and the world – the value of charter schools WASHINGTON, DC — The Center for Education Reform (CER) announced today that it has received entries from more than 250 charter schools telling John Oliver via video “to back off my charter school.” “The response has been fantastic,” said […]

Jeanne Allen: State gives generous charter reimbursementsSeptember 30, 2016

by Jeanne Allen Daily Hampshire Gazette September 30, 2016 It’s time to set the record straight on education funding. Opponents of education opportunity continue to spread false information about charter schools, despite the fact that many reputable sources, including newspaper editorial boards, have acknowledged that the claim that charter schools drain resources from traditional public […]

Jeanne Allen: What’s a School Choice Warrior to Do During This Political Campaign?September 12, 2016

by Jeanne Allen the 74 September 12, 2016 At this year’s national charter school conference, school choice warrior Howard Fuller argued that we must partner with anyone who is aligned on helping kids. Like him, I am never ambivalent or silent when the truth about education reform is at stake. Well here I am, speaking […]

Gov. Larry Hogan reshapes schools, utility boardsJuly 1, 2016

By Ovetta Wiggins Washington Post July 1, 2016 The president of Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence is doing something she has never done before: organizing volunteers to monitor the state’s Handgun Review Permit Board. The board, which hears appeals from people who have been denied gun permits, is one of at least three in the […]

Crazy Compliance Requirements for Ohio Charter SchoolsJuly 1, 2016

Charter school sponsors will be spending the better part of July submitting documents for a new evaluation process that some argue is cumbersome and makes it impossible to receive perfect marks. The new evaluation framework – which was created by an advisory panel following a discovery last summer that the previous ratings were being calculated […]