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Patrick Denice is a research analyst at the Center on Reinventing Public Education. He is also currently a graduate student in the sociology department at the University of Washington. While at the UW, Patrick has served as a teaching assistant for a sociology course on the public education system in the U.S. Prior to beginning his graduate program at the UW and joining CRPE, Patrick worked as a residence hall director for Georgetown University in Washington, DC. Patrick holds a bachelors degree in sociology, with a minor in Italian, from Boston College, and a masters degree in sociology from the UW.
This brief summarizes a new review of the available evidence on charter schools and student achievement.
Are charter schools working? That is, are students in charter schools learning as much or more than their counterparts in district-run public schools?...
How well do charter schools serve the students with special needs who choose to attend them? Finding the means to answer this question is complicated.
In March 2013, CRPE convened a group...
Responding to concerns that charter schools do not provide equal access to students with special needs, advocates in districts, states, and courts across the country have sought to improve such access. Lawsuits and complaints allege that some charter schools...
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.
Several CRPE researchers are presenting at the 2013 annual conference of the American Educational Research Association in San Francisco.
CRPE Researcher Patrick Denice's study "Does it Pay to Attend a For-Profit College? Horizontal Stratification in Higher Education," is featured in the Chronicle of Higher Ed.
Article features CRPE analysis of New York State charter school enrollment rates of students with special needs.
A fresh examination of special education enrollment patterns in New York State suggests that charter schools may be doing better at enrolling students with special needs than many believe.
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.