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.

05/2015
Common Enrollment, Parents, and School Choice: Early Evidence from Denver and New Orleans

This report examines the implementation and early results of common enrollment systems in Denver and New Orleans.

01/2015
An Evaluation of Denver's SchoolChoice Process, 2012–2014: Is the School Enrollment System Working for Families?

Published in coordination with A+ Denver, the report evaluates Denver's SchoolChoice enrollment system from 2012 to 2014.

09/2014
School Leadership in Washington State: Today's Leaders and Key Challenges They Face

This brief discusses the ever-increasing importance of Washington State’s school principals and provides descriptive analyses of the principal workforce that uncovers opportunities for improvement....

08/2014
Are Charter Schools Working? A Review of the Evidence

This brief summarizes a new review of the available evidence on charter schools and student achievement

08/2014
Missing Out on Strong School Leaders? A Survey of Principal Hiring and Support in Washington State

This report explores how Washington State school districts hire and support its principals. A 2013 survey of Washington superintendents and principals highlights areas of concern but...

Jan 8 2015

CRPE's evaluation of Denver's SchoolChoice enrollment system is featured in this Chalkbeat Colorado report.

Sep 3 2014

CRPE's survey on Washington State leadership is featured on the Seattle Times Education Lab Blog.

Nov 21 2012

Education Week
Article features CRPE analysis of New York State charter school enrollment rates of students with special needs.

Nov 20 2012

A fresh examination of special education enrollment patterns in New York State suggests that charter schools may be doing better at enrolling students with special needs than many believe.