Here's where to find CRPE experts at the 2015 Association for Education Finance and Policy (AEFP) 40th Annual Research Conference in DC.
Michael DeArmond is a senior research analyst at the Center on Reinventing Public Education. Mike’s research looks at educational governance, bureaucratic reform, and how schools manage teacher talent. Most recently he co-authored two CRPE reports on the challenges of public oversight in cities with large charter school sectors: “Making School Choice Work: It Still Takes a City” and “How Parents Experience Public School Choice.” In addition to policy reports, Mike’s research has been published in academic journals, including Education Finance and Policy, Education Administration Quarterly, and Journal of Education Finance, as well as in edited volumes from the Brookings Institution Press, the Urban Institute Press, and Harvard Education Press. Mike has a PhD in Education and an MPA in Social Policy and Education, both from the University of Washington, and a BA in History from Brown University. Prior to working as an education researcher, he was a middle school history teacher.
A groundbreaking new report that measures the health of school systems through a citywide lens.
This report explores the challenges of leveraging co-location as a tool for school improvement.
This report examines the implementation and early results of common enrollment systems in Denver and New Orleans.
A survey of 4,000 parents in eight "high-choice" cities finds parents are taking advantage of choice, but they want more good options.
Michael DeArmond explains how city leaders can make school choice work for all families, in this essay prepared for the PIE Network 2014 Policy Summit.
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The AERA Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of scholars in the field of education research. It is a showcase for ground-breaking, innovative studies in a diverse array of areas—from early education through higher education, from digital learning to second language literacy.
Several CRPE researchers are presenting work at the 2014 Association for Education Finance and Policy (AEFP) Spring Research Conference in San Antonio, Texas, March 13-15.
Some bright spots, possible lessons amid flat performance and staggering inequities in 50 cities.
CRPE's report on common enrollment systems in Denver and New Orleans is mentioned in this Detroit News editorial piece.
CRPE's new report on common enrollment in Denver and New Orleans is featured in this Education Week article.
Report details lessons from Denver and New Orleans
CRPE's report, How Parents Experience Public School Choice is referenced in this Education Week article.
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As National School Choice Week comes to a close, Christine Campbell reflects on the Portfolio Network meeting in Memphis on school choice and the fact that school choice can mean different things to different people.
Robin Lake discusses the current failures of Detroit's public school system, and why she's optimistic for its renewal.
With many schools needing urgent attention, we must prioritize hiring and supporting principals who will make dramatic changes that motivate teachers and lead strong improvement efforts, writes Christine Campbell.
Michael DeArmond explains how this 1990 report moved him from thinking about the classroom to thinking about the bigger picture, and led him to CRPE, where the report's underlying issues still drive much of our work.
Control over school facilities is a powerful but easily misused governance tool, writes Paul Hill, and he's got a remedy.
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