Travis Pillow

Travis Pillow started his career as a journalist based in Florida’s capitol, covering politics, budgets, health care, and education policy for several online publications and Gannett newspapers. He later became editor of redefinED, a website chronicling the new definition of public education in Florida and elsewhere, and did other policy and communications work for Step Up For Students, the nonprofit that administers two of the nation’s largest private school choice programs.

11/2018
To Serve Every Student Well, Design for the Tails, Not the Mean

This essay explores how an education system built to meet the needs of “square pegs” could benefit all students.

11/2018
Funding a Nimble System

This essay explores what it would take to ensure that personalized and weighted funding follows students across multiple learning experiences.

Nov 13 2018

Sivan Tuchman and Travis Pillow share findings from a new analysis of student access to out-of-school learning opportunities in Denver.

Sep 25 2018

Travis Pillow argues that the charter school movement, to overcome barriers to growth, must become part of the solution to big problems in public education.

Sep 13 2018

Even with a simplified process for choosing high schools, accessing high-quality options remains a challenge for some families.

 

Sep 5 2018

Travis Pillow highlights the need for a more agile, personalized public education system.