On November 14, 2013, the Washington Education Innovation Forum featured Summit Public School's Jen Davis Wickens, Chief Regional Officer, Sarah Satinover, Director of Growth, and Diego Arambula, Chief Growth Officer.
This analysis examines 18 cities offering public school choice to determine whether 1) their education systems are continuously improving, 2) all their students have equitable access to high-quality schools, and 3) their strategies...
This paper provides an honest assessment of the portfolio strategy’s strengths, weaknesses, and necessary evolution.
State policy should encourage and empower school district innovation and improvement strategies.
Based on six years of research, this report explores why a growing number of districts and charter schools are choosing to work together, the costs and benefits of different types of cooperation, and the real impacts of successful collaboration on students and...
Robin Lake discusses opportunities that states have to support district-charter cooperation in the National Association of State Boards of Education's journal, The State Education Standard.
The Forum featured former MN State Senator Ember Reichgott Junge, author of the nation's first charter school law, and Shannon Blankenship, tfounder of Hiawatha Academies, a high-performing Minneapolis charter school.
Robin Lake joins several leading education reformers and thinkers for a lively discussion of the accountability opt-out.
This Forum will feature leaders of New York City’s key innovation initiatives. Steven Hodas, Executive Director of Innovate NYC Schools, and Andrea Coleman, Director of iZone, will discuss the role school districts can play in promoting innovation and creating schools of the future.
Several CRPE researchers are presenting at the 2013 annual conference of the American Educational Research Association in San Francisco.
Robin Lake speaks on the Education Next podcast The Education Exchange on what Indianapolis has done to make charter schools work.
Robin Lake and Ashley Jochim write in response to an Oakland Unified School District report for EdSource.
CRPE research affiliate Aaron Hirsh's forthcoming report on homeschooling is referenced in this Seattle Times article on nontraditional students in Washington.
Robin Lake is interviewed about Seattle's Downtown School in this piece by The 74.
Robin Lake is quoted in this Chalkbeat article on the portfolio model.
The school choice movement should evolve to provide new student pathways and better serve every student's individual needs.
Serving every student requires a shift in mindset from a portfolio of schools to a portfolio of learning opportunities.
I want to engage with real ideas and real people, writes Robin Lake, not labels and groupthink.
It’s more essential than ever to measure student progress, writes Robin Lake, but our measures and methods must continue to evolve.
At the Center on Reinventing Public Education, we are celebrating our 25th anniversary. We are thinking a lot about our principles and lessons learned.