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Charter School Video Contest for $100,000: Deadline Fast ApproachingSeptember 15, 2016

September 26th is the deadline for The Center for Education Reform’s (CER) “Hey John Oliver! Back Off My Charter School” Video Contest.

“Take Back Your Schools” Action Guide ReleasedSeptember 7, 2016

Today, with annual Back to School rituals now fully underway, parents, grandparents and engaged citizens have a new tool to help them make a fundamental difference in the education of their children and ensure that the status quo is the exception, not the rule.

Opponents telling lies to keep cap on chartersSeptember 9, 2016

The claim that charter schools drain resources from traditional public schools is “absurd” and an “outright lie,” as many reputable researchers as well as editorial boards have acknowledged and documented.

It’s time to expand Bay State’s charter schools to meet the demandSeptember 2, 2016

When it comes to public charter schools and funding, it's time to set the record straight.

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 […]