Education : Education Policy and Reform

Center for Education Reform

Making schools work better for all children

three stars

81.57

1901 L Street Northwest Suite 705
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 750-0016   Web Site
EIN: 52-1847187

Board Leadership
Jonathan Hage
Chairman

CEO
Jeanne Allen
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.57 three stars
  Financial 78.02 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 86.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1993, The Center for Education Reform (CER) drives the creation of better educational opportunities for all children by leading parents, policymakers and the media in boldly advocating for school choice, advancing the charter school movement, and challenging the education establishment. Through its storehouse of data and unique insights into American communities, CER uses information to turn parents into activists, policymakers into advocates, and educators into reform leaders. The Center for Education Reform changes laws, minds and cultures to allow good schools to flourish.

Founded in 1993, The Center for Education Reform (CER) drives the creation of better educational opportunities for all children by leading parents, policymakers and the media in boldly advocating for school choice, advancing the charter school movement, and challenging the education establishment. Through its storehouse of data and unique insights into American communities, CER uses information to turn parents into activists, policymakers into advocates, and educators into reform leaders. The Center for Education Reform changes laws, minds and cultures to allow good schools to flourish.

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Financial

two stars

78.02

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

86.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
78.1%
  Administrative Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.17
  Program Expenses Growth 21.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 64.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Education Reform on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Education Reform on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,026,893
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,026,893
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,026,893
   Other Revenue $71,551
TOTAL REVENUE $2,098,444
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,789,749
   Administrative Expenses $234,057
   Fundraising Expenses $297,950
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,321,756
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-223,312
   
Net Assets $425,824

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$275,000 11.84% Jeanne Allen CEO

Mission

Founded in 1993, The Center for Education Reform (CER) drives the creation of better educational opportunities for all children by leading parents, policymakers and the media in boldly advocating for school choice, advancing the charter school movement, and challenging the education establishment. Through its storehouse of data and unique insights into American communities, CER uses information to turn parents into activists, policymakers into advocates, and educators into reform leaders. The Center for Education Reform changes laws, minds and cultures to allow good schools to flourish.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Center for Education Reform (DC) 81.57 three stars
Campaign for College Opportunity (CA) 86.44 three stars
Council of Independent Colleges (DC) 86.56 three stars
Advance Illinois (IL) 86.89 three stars
National College Access Network (DC) 91.45 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Center for Education Reform
1901 L Street Northwest
Suite 705
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 750-0016
EIN: 52-1847187

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Board Leadership

Jonathan Hage
Chairman

CEO

Jeanne Allen
President, CEO