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.
This paper provides an honest assessment of the portfolio strategy’s strengths, weaknesses, and necessary evolution.
This brief, the first in a multiyear series examining DC School Reform Now’s innovative High Quality Schools Campaign, offers lessons for district and city leaders who want school choice to work for all families.
This case study profiles the unique school improvement effort in Springfield, MA, and compares it with other turnaround strategies.
Paul Hill and Ashley Jochim offer ideas and examples for how state chiefs can best use their powers to effectively lead the improvement of schools and districts.
This paper provides the first comprehensive review of the research to date on state interventions, assessing the advantages and limits of five common turnaround approaches and outlining key ingredients for success.
CRPE Research Analyst Ashely Jochim joins other prominent scholars, policy analysts, and practitioners to offer insight into what happens when rubber meets the road and the Common Core standards are implemented in schools nationwide.
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Education Next released their top 20 articles of 2016 and two CRPE pieces made the list: The Politics of the Common Core Assessments and Incomplete Reform in Baltimore.
Seattle, WA - States are looking to make the most of their new mandate under the Every Student Succeeds Act to intervene in the lowest-performing schools and districts. But research to date has provided little guidance on which strategies are best and under what conditions.
Ashley Jochim and Paul Hill share seven lessons learned about how reformers can best manage the politics that inevitably emerge when the portfolio strategy is implemented in this Education Next commentary.
Research analyst Ashley Jochim is interviewed in this KNKX report on the Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction.
Paul Hill and Ashley Jochim point out the important role education reform centrists can play during times of political polarization.
Ashley Jochim and Paul Hill discuss how school chiefs can look for new opportunities under ESSA to effectively use both “hard” and “soft” powers.
Successful turnaround strategies require a problem-solving approach that leverages evidence but isn’t blind to its limitations, cautions Ashley Jochim.
Ashley Jochim and Patrick McGuinn examine why many states are abandoning Common Core-aligned assessments even while they embrace the new standards.
Paul Hill and Ashley Jochim respond to Jay Greene's Education Next commentary on the portfolio strategy in New Orleans.
Robin Lake and Ashley Jochim discuss the risks and benefits of a proposal to transition New Orleans schools back to local control.