New analysis finds that state chiefs need to use their powers strategically, to build coalitions and lead others to act urgently to improve outcomes for students.
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.
Edited by Ashley Jochim and Betheny Gross, the sixth and final volume of the SEA of the Future provides SEAs a new framework under ESSA for strategic planning and concrete tools for implementation.
CRPE research analyst Ashley Jochim and Drew University associate professor Patrick McGuinn explore why states are abandoning the assessments aligned with Common Core State Standards.
CRPE founder Paul Hill and research analyst Ashley Jochim offer recommendations for Detroit's new locally-elected school board in this op-ed, published in The Detroit News.
CRPE research analyst Ashley Jochim is quoted in this Philadelphia WHYY piece on education secretary Betsy DeVos.
CRPE research analyst Ashley Jochim is quoted in this Detroit Free Press piece on school turnarounds.
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.
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.
Ashley Jochim urges Louisiana and other states facing budget shortfalls to partner with their SEAs to reassess K-12 education investments.
Paul Hill and Ashley Jochim show how modifying the role of local school boards can allow New Orleans to restore local control while building on academic gains made over the past 10 years.
As Congress reauthorizes ESEA, states will play a paramount role in education. Drawing on lessons from the new volume of The SEA of the Future, Ashley Jochim and Betheny Gross offer suggestions on how SEAs could strategically develop evidence-based education policy.