Robin Lake explains the importance of strategic district-charter partnerships, like those happening in Spring Branch, Texas.
Jochim and Gross argue that, while the Feds should take a hard look at the rules and regulations they put on SEAs' use of funds, the efforts of entrepreneurial states suggest that SEAs should seize the flexibility they already have.
In this final post of our “Buried Treasure” blog series, Robin Lake revisits the book that has shaped CRPE's work for 20 years: Reinventing Public Education.
Every city has school leaders and teachers who are skillful, well prepared, and eager to make a difference. Paul Hill suggests an autonomy pilot for finding hidden talent.
As a new study adds to a growing consensus about the keys to successful blended-learning implementation, Tricia Maas offers up a running list of lessons learned.
Christine Campbell considers how the job of today's urban superintendent has changed—and how it hasn't—since this report was published a decade ago.
Complaining about too much regulation won't help the charter movement or kids, writes Robin Lake.
Transforming the school district requires a transition strategy that protects kids who remain in district-run schools, writes Paul Hill.
Larry Miller revisits the groundbreaking study that revealed how the budgeting system used by most districts was broken - and how to fix it.
Effective government contracting in education matters, writes Paul Hill, but we often ignore lessons from other sectors.
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This report examines the experience of parents in cities with multiple public school options to answer the question, how can civic leaders create a choice system that works for all families?
For chartering to work, authorizers can't be compromised by financial or political dependency on the schools they oversee, writes Paul Hill.
Dropout Nation reviews CRPE's new report on the barriers to school choice.
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