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Statement by CER Founder & CEO Jeanne Allen on the President’s Executive Order on Federal Overreach in EducationApril 26, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – Center for Education Reform Founder & CEO Jeanne Allen issued the following statement on the President’s anticipated signing of an executive order to the Department of Education to review the federal government’s role in schools: We applaud the Trump Administration for pushing forward on one of the four main points of CER’s recommendations […]

According to a New Department of Education Study, Charter Schools Outperform Traditional Public ShowsApril 17, 2017

Florida’s charter school students performed better on state exams and made greater learning gains than their peers in traditional public schools in 2015-16, and racial achievement gaps were smaller in charter schools, according to a new state report.

8 Sentences Would Give Arizona Lawmakers the Power to Micromanage and Second-Guess Charter SchoolsApril 12, 2017

Ordinarily, policymakers would regard a record like that as something well worth preserving and encouraging. Instead, legislators appear to be preparing to cripple Arizona’s charter schools.

How Low-Income Students Can Achieve at the Highest LevelsApril 4, 2017

A staggering disparity exists between college completion rates for students from wealthy and low-income families in the United States.

According to a New Department of Education Study, Charter Schools Outperform Traditional Public ShowsApril 17, 2017

Florida’s charter school students performed better on state exams and made greater learning gains than their peers in traditional public schools in 2015-16, and racial achievement gaps were smaller in charter schools, according to a new state report.

3 Things You Need to Know About the DC Opportunity Scholarship ProgramMarch 8, 2017

Today, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform will consider the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Reauthorization Act.