Seattle, WA - A new analysis finds that policies known as 'last in, first out' may disproportionately affect schools receiving federal School Improvement Grants (SIGs).
This working paper series examines the politics of portfolio school district reform, with a primary focus on the issues surrounding high school closures.
This brief examines why policies known as “last in, first out” may disproportionately affect schools receiving federal School Improvement Grants.
This brief describes how a different method of supplying benefits to employees might work for districts: cafeteria plans. While typical school district plans offer a one-size-fits-all package of benefits to employees, cafeteria plans allow...
This brief analyzes Seattle's school 2009-2010 performance levels, how performance varies across the city, and how access to high-performing schools varies across demographic groups.
In this brief, CRPE analysts find that most of Washington's largest districts spend less per math or science teacher than for teachers in other subjects.
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Seattle, WA - School districts should consider restructuring the way they supply benefits for teachers, according to a new fiscal analysis by the Center on Reinventing Public Education.
Seattle, WA - Despite the fact that Washington's Legislature and Governor last session passed a law (House Bill 2621) intending to accelerate the teaching and learning of math and science, the system is hardwired to do the opposite.
Seattle, WA - K-12 school districts that lay off teachers by seniority, a policy known as "last in, first out," disproportionately affect the programs and students in their poorer and more minority schools than in their wealthier, less minority counterparts.
Seattle, WA - Total education jobs are in an unprecedented decline, according to a new analysis by the Center on Reinventing Public Education in Seattle. However, the study demonstrates that Federal stimulus dollars appear to have played a significant role in saving teachers' jobs.