Patrick Denice

Patrick Denice

Research Analyst
Research

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.

09/2014
School Leadership in Washington State: Today's Leaders and Key Challenges They Face

This brief discusses the ever-increasing importance of Washington State’s school principals and provides descriptive analyses of the principal workforce that uncovers opportunities for improvement....

08/2014
Are Charter Schools Working? A Review of the Evidence

This brief summarizes a new review of the available evidence on charter schools and student achievement

08/2014
Missing Out on Strong School Leaders? A Survey of Principal Hiring and Support in Washington State

This report explores how Washington State school districts hire and support its principals. A 2013 survey of Washington superintendents and principals highlights areas of concern but...

08/2013
Assessing the Outcomes of Charter School Students with Special Needs: Research Design Brief

This brief outlines challenges of producing rigorous and useful research on how students with special needs fare in charters and makes recommendations for designing studies needed to inform policy...

11/2012
New York State Special Education Enrollment Analysis

This report examines the distribution of students with special needs in New York State charter and district-run schools. The analysis shows that different levels of comparison yield different results. The authors recommend investments in research to identify...

Date: Apr 3 2014
Where: Philadelphia, PA

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.

Date: Mar 13 2014
Where: San Antonio, TX

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.

Date: Apr 28 2013
Where: San Francisco, CA

Several CRPE researchers are presenting at the 2013 annual conference of the American Educational Research Association in San Francisco.

Sep 3 2014

CRPE's survey on Washington State leadership is featured on the Seattle Times Education Lab Blog.

Nov 21 2012

Education Week
Article features CRPE analysis of New York State charter school enrollment rates of students with special needs.

Nov 20 2012

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.

Sep 10 2014

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.

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