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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.

School choice in elementary, secondary schools isn’t radicalApril 14, 2016

John Hood Salisbury Post April 13, 2016 When I first advocated the idea of parental choice in elementary and secondary education, it was considered by many to be a radical notion. It shouldn’t have been. For decades, American students and their families have been free to choose among public and private colleges. For decades, families […]

How to fix our worst schoolsApril 8, 2016

North Carolina's achievement district is a real-time solution to give the state's worst schools a shot at finally giving their students a great education. We must learn from the lessons of the past 50 years and give bold new opportunities like the Achievement District a chance. Our kids can't wait.

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 […]