Marguerite Roza

Student-Based Allocation to Enable School Choice

This brief explains the need for student-based allocation to enable student choice and portable funding across schools within districts.

Are Residents Losing Their Edge in Public University Admissions? The Case at the University of Washington

Public universities across the country are shifting more spots to nonresidents (who pay higher tuitions) in order to plug budget gaps. This case study examines admissions...

Innovating Toward Sustainability: How Computer Labs Can Enable New Staffing Structures, and New Savings

Using wage and staffing data from states, this paper projects the financial and staffing implications of one innovative school model (the Rocketship lab rotation) to highlight...

What Happens to Teacher Salaries During a Recession?

This study uses data from Seattle Public Schools to explore actual salary changes amidst rapid changes in economic context and the effect of the recession on teacher pay.

The Opportunity Cost of Smaller Classes: A State-By-State Spending Analysis

Consideration of whether smaller classes are preferable to larger ones requires some recognition of the opportunity costs involved. This brief provides a state-by-state context by computing the dollars at stake in marginally...

Jan 9 2013

Paul Hill and Marguerite Roza shared ideas for improving education with members of the Idaho Legislature.

Dec 17 2012

Washington state residents used to enjoy a preference in admission to the University of Washington, but a new analysis shows that preference is now gone.

Dec 11 2012

StudentsFirst recaps Marguerite Roza's testimony on school funding, given at the Ohio House and Senate finance committees.

Oct 17 2012

This article includes comments by CRPE affiliate Marguerite Roza on the impact of school closures on teachers and communities.

Jul 17 2012

A new Center for American Progress report by Raegen Miller and Marguerite Roza reveals that states across the nation spent nearly $15 billion a year in bad investments because of the so-called master's degree bump.