Patrick Denice

Postdoctoral Research Associate at Washington University

Patrick Denice is a postdoctoral research associate at Washington University in St. Louis, and an affiliate at the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell. His research examines stratification in education and the labor market, with particular interests in public school choice policies, nontraditional pathways through postsecondary education, and the impacts of workplace polices and practices on wages. He received his PhD in sociology from the University of Washington, and a BA in sociology from Boston College.

Student Mobility in Kansas City

This brief examines student mobility in Kansas City Public Schools.

Can Public Transportation Improve Students’ Access to Denver’s Best Schools of Choice?

This study examines how much public transportation passes in Denver can improve equitable access to the city's highest-quality K-12 schools.

Sticking Points: How School Districts Experience Implementing the Portfolio Strategy

This analysis of trends across portfolio districts shows where cities are making progress on strategy implementation and where they are getting bogged down.

Measuring Up: Educational Improvement and Opportunity in 50 Cities

A groundbreaking new report that measures the health of school systems through a citywide lens.

Understanding Student Discipline Practices in Charter Schools: A Research Agenda

CRPE convened a panel of experts to recommend a more comprehensive approach to capturing discipline data and evaluating and comparing school discipline practices.

Date: Mar 17 2016
Where: Denver Marriott City Center

Here's where to find CRPE experts at the 2016 Association for Education Finance and Policy (AEFP) 41st Annual Conference.

Saturday, March 19

Date: Apr 3 2014
Where: Philadelphia, PA

The AERA Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of scholars in the field of education research. It is a showcase for ground-breaking, innovative studies in a diverse array of areas—from early education through higher education, from digital learning to second language literacy.

Date: Mar 13 2014
Where: San Antonio, TX

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.

Date: Apr 28 2013
Where: San Francisco, CA

Several CRPE researchers are presenting at the 2013 annual conference of the American Educational Research Association in San Francisco.

Jun 21 2017

Report suggests Denver and other cities should invest in the supply of high-quality schools in order to dramatically improve access for students most in need.

Oct 7 2015

Some bright spots, possible lessons amid flat performance and staggering inequities in 50 cities.

May 12 2015

CRPE's new report on common enrollment in Denver and New Orleans is featured in this Education Week article.

May 12 2015

Report details lessons from Denver and New Orleans

Jan 8 2015

CRPE's analysis of Denver's SchoolChoice enrollment system is featured in this Denver Post article.

Mar 29 2017

With the return to local control, NPS leaders will need to work with the city’s surging charter sector to ensure opportunity and equity citywide.

Oct 15 2015

Memphis, New Orleans, and Washington, D.C., have used different pathways to address their lowest-performing schools.

Sep 10 2014

With many schools needing urgent attention, we must prioritize hiring and supporting principals who will make dramatic changes that motivate teachers and lead strong improvement efforts, writes Christine Campbell.