Dissemination of CRPE's research is an essential part of our mission. All CRPE-published work is available to download in PDF format.
Some externally published work, such as commissioned papers, books and book chapters, journal articles, and op eds, may be hosted on other sites, and some may require purchase or subscriptions to view.

Understanding Student Discipline Practices in Charter Schools: A Research Agenda
September, 2015
Patrick Denice, Betheny Gross, Karega Rausch

CRPE convened a panel of experts to recommend a more comprehensive approach to capturing discipline data and evaluating and comparing school discipline practices.

Making Sense of Charter School Discipline Studies: A Reporter's Guide
September, 2015
Alison Krupnick

This brief provides guidance for education reporters seeking to interpret findings and draw conclusions about current school discipline research.

Backfill in Charter High Schools: Practices to Learn From and Questions to be Answered
August, 2015
Paul Hill, Tricia Maas

Paul Hill and Tricia Maas explore the charter high school "backfill" issue, using interviews with charter sector leaders to understand competing perspectives and practices that support transfer students.

The Best of Both Worlds: School District-Charter Sector Boundary Spanners
August, 2015
Sarah Yatsko, Angela Bruns

This paper explores the practice of district superintendents looking beyond the usual candidate pool and hiring administrators who have seen strong successes in the charter sector.

The Best of Both Worlds: Can District-Charter Co-Location Be a Win-Win?
August, 2015
Michael DeArmond, Elizabeth Cooley Nelson, Angela Bruns

This report explores the challenges of leveraging co-location as a tool for school improvement.

Carrots, Sticks, and Sermons: How Policy Shapes Educational Entrepreneurship
June, 2015
Ashley Jochim

This paper was written by Ashley Jochim for the American Education Institute's conference, The State of Entrepreneurship in K–12 Education, held June 24, 2015.

Common Enrollment, Parents, and School Choice: Early Evidence from Denver and New Orleans
May, 2015
Betheny Gross, Michael DeArmond, Patrick Denice

This report examines the implementation and early results of common enrollment systems in Denver and New Orleans.

The Case for Coherent High Schools
April, 2015
Paul Hill, Tricia Maas

This paper explains why personalized high schools are hard to get and keep, and shows how we can make them more broadly available through changes in policy and philanthropic investments.

Making Sense of Charter School Studies: A Reporter's Guide
March, 2015
Lydia Rainey

This guide educates the media and decision-makers about what questions to ask regarding charter school research, and provides them with information about the limits of any new research.

A Democratic Constitution for Public Education
January, 2015
Paul Hill, Ashley Jochim

In their new book, Paul Hill and Ashley Jochim offer a brilliant, simple, and distinctly American vision for revamping governance of our public K-12 education system.


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