Tricia Maas

Tricia Maas

Research Assistant

Tricia Maas is a Research Assistant at the Center on Reinventing Public Education and an Education Policy Ph.D student at the University of Washington. Her recent projects include research on charter school policies and performance, the use of blended learning, and human capital pipeline policies in education. Prior to her time at the UW, Tricia taught high school math in Charlotte, N.C. as a Teach for America corps member and at a KIPP charter school in San Jose, CA. Tricia holds BAs in Economics and French from the University of Richmond and an MA in Education Policy from Stanford University.

Next Generation School Districts: What Capacities Do Districts Need to Create and Sustain Schools That Are Ready to Deliver on Common Core?

This paper argues that district-wide systems changes are necessary to encourage and free up...

A Blueprint for Effective and Adaptable School District Procurement

This report outlines the problems districts face in procuring innovative goods and services, shows how other sectors have modernized procurement processes, and recommends ways to reform district procurement.

Ch. 3 - Innovating at Last? The Rise of Blended Learning in Charter Schools (HFR '12)

Michael Horn writes about how and why many charter schools in California have innovated through technology and asks what it will take for more to follow nationwide.

Common Core: Will Charter Schools Lead or Lag?

This paper was prepared for the American Enterprise Institute's "Common Core Meets the Reform Agenda" Conference.

The U.S. Charter School Movement: Lessons for South Africa

This report evaluates lessons from U.S. charter school legislation and implementations to inform South Africa and other countries about how to achieve the best possible results with charter school policies.

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.

Apr 10 2015

Paul Hill and Tricia Maas' blog on charter "backfilling" is cited in this Education Week article.

Jan 6 2015

CRPE's new report on the challenges of procuring innovative goods and services is featured in this Education Week article.

Apr 8 2015

It's time for the charter sector to address the challenge of how charter high schools can meet the needs of all children in a locality, write Paul HIll and Tricia Maas.

Jan 6 2015

Robin Lake and Steven Hodas team up to highlight the challenges innovative school chiefs face when trying to reform outdated procurement practices.

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