Travis Pillow

Editorial Director

Travis Pillow is the editorial director at the Center on Reinventing Public Education. He 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
Funding a Nimble System

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

May 15 2020

Nearly two months into our nationwide tracking effort, most of the 82 school districts we reviewed provide some form of instruction.

Apr 19 2020

States play critical roles in driving school and district responses to school closures prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic. We examined whether and how states are fulfilling that role.

Jul 23 2019

As a new CRPE research brief shows, homeschoolers are becoming more diverse, and so are their motivations.

Jul 17 2019

With unemployment at a historic low, now is the time to focus on those who have been historically underemployed.

Apr 1 2019

ReSchool Colorado’s initiatives reveal the possibilities that could emerge if barriers between schools and communities were lowered—and if new structures to support students and their families were built in their place.