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Center for Education Reform Looks to Preserve the American Dream
August 29, 2020

Based in Washington, D.C., CER was founded by Allen in 1993 to “expand educational opportunities” that can yield “improved economic outcomes for all Americans, particularly our youth.”

FoxNews: Cuomo says New York schools can reopen as teachers unions fight against reopening efforts
August 29, 2020

Reaction from Center for Education Reform's Jeanne Allen, Partnership Schools Superintendent Kathleen Porter-Magee, and former teacher Tim Huelskamp. It’s time for kids to go to school in whatever way, shape or form their parents think is effective, Jeanne Allen tells Griff Jenkins on FoxNews Saturday, “If ever there was a cry for personalized learning, it’s now."

Journal Editorial Report: Teachers unions, progressive groups want demands met on housing, standardized testing before schools reopen
August 29, 2020

CER Founder & CEO Jeanne Allen appeared on 'Journal Editorial Report' with Paul Gigot weighs in on: Teachers unions, progressive groups want demands met on housing, standardized testing before schools reopen

Press Releases

How Should Schools Reopen?
August 29, 2020

This afternoon, President Trump announced a "kids first" approach to reopening school.s In response, Jeanne Allen, the founder and chief executive of the Center for Education Reform, issued the following statement

July 28, 2020

As districts announce confusing and convoluted reopening plans, parents are demanding answers and responses to how they can ensure their children get educated this school year. In her latest Forbes article, CER’s Founder & CEO Jeanne Allen recommends three action steps policymakers can take to support families and ensure the nation is supporting only the education that is meeting their needs:

Judges Announced for “With Justice for All” Video Contest
July 13, 2020

The Center for Education Reform (CER) today announced the appointment of two distinguished public leaders to its celebrity panel of judges for the “With Justice for All” video contest.

The newest judges are Jeb Bush, a two-term governor of Florida and the president of the Foundation for Excellence in Education, and Virginia Walden Ford, the original Miss Virginia on whose life story the feature film is based.