The Center for Education Reform


Since 1993, the leading voice and advocate for lasting, substantive and structural education reform in the U.S.
The Center was founded in 1993 to bridge the gap between policy and practice and restore excellence to education. Today the Center is the pioneer and leading advocate for structural and sustainable changes that can dramatically improve educational opportunities in the U.S. We do that by primarily working to (1) generate and share leading ideas and information, (2) support and enable grassroots activism, and (3) protect and stimulate media coverage and issue accuracy.

The Center for Education Reform is the pioneer and leading voice for lasting substantive and structural change in the United States. CER has, since 1993, generated and shared innovative and actionable ideas and information, stimulated major policy changes, supported and enabled grassroots activism and increased media coverage on behalf of the movement to genuinely reform and improve educational options and performance in the US. We're proud to say that today more than 2 million children are enjoying the freedom to choose quality schooling options that were not available just 18 short years ago.

We make a difference by:

-Leveraging national credibility and connections, local relationships, and impact.
-Delivering results in the halls of power and in the halls of local schools.
-Focusing on structure and substance more than people and politics.
-Defending facts, accuracy, and accountability in debate, measurement, and media coverage.
-Serving as a clearinghouse for innovation in policy, implementation and measurement.
-Being the most experienced leaders in Education Reform.

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