What does it take for school choice to “work”? How do existing tools fall short? What can be done to ensure that all families have access to quality school options? Like many cities across the nation, Washington, D.C., has looked to school choice as one way to improve educational outcomes for disadvantaged students. School choice attempts to level the playing field between students of different backgrounds by making it possible for all families to have access to a city’s high-quality public schools—whether students live near these schools or not. But school choice requires families to make substantial investments of time and resources into the school choosing process, which can pose barriers to ensuring all families can access quality schooling options.
This brief gives a snapshot of how school districts across the country are currently planning for fall 2020.
This brief summarizes our findings from a review of COVID-19 response plans of 477 school districts across the country.
This brief presents findings from a preliminary analysis of 10 organizations with school navigator services.
This report describes the implementation of RESCHOOL Colorado's Learner Advocate Network between 2018 and 2019 and what it implies for expanding similar efforts elsewhere....
This report is the first step in developing an evidence base about how charter schools meet the needs of unique learners, how they can improve in this work, and what aspects of chartering as a governance model support...
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Here's where to find CRPE experts at the 2016 Association for Education Finance and Policy (AEFP) 41st Annual Conference.
Saturday, March 19
CRPE's Betheny Gross, Sarah Yatsko, and Sean Gill are participating in the National Charter Schools Conference. Here's what they'll be discussing:
CRPE's Robin Lake, Betheny Gross, and Paul Hill will be featured speakers at "The Urban Education Future?" - Lessons from New Orleans 10 Years after Hurricane Katrina conference, hosted by the Education
Join Betheny Gross, senior research analyst and research director at CRPE, for an Education Week webinar on helping parents navigate the school choice process.
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Betheny Gross is quoted on personalized learning in Education Week.
Betheny Gross writes about how five cities tackle the challenges of student transportation in Education Next.
Betheny Gross is quoted in this piece by The 74 on the effectiveness of personalized learning.
CRPE's report Personalized Learning at a Crossroads is referenced in this NPR piece on the future of the personalized learning model.
In The 74, Robin Lake and Betheny Gross write about how public education can be better aligned with career preparation, using Switzerland's system as an example.
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A new brief summarizes our findings from a review of COVID-19 response plans of 477 school districts across the country.
The Evidence Project will bring together researchers from around the country to narrow the gap between research and policy.
Our network participants are already showing the potential benefits of the shift toward local problem solving.
Schools need not wait for ideal policy conditions to begin improving education for students with disabilities.
Betheny Gross examines how five high-choice cities tackle the challenges of student transportation.
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