Commissioned by Shelby County Schools, this in-depth review shows strong progress in some areas, much work needed in others
Jun 9 2014
May 28 2014
This fiscal analysis finds that early difficulties forecasting enrollment and revenue can undermine implementation of personalized-learning models that blend computer-based and teacher-led instruction.
Apr 10 2014
CRPE has released new rankings of each portfolio school system’s progress on implementing the strategy.
Dec 17 2013Report finds state education agencies need more commitment, talent to improve low-performing schools
A new CRPE study finds that to transform their organizations from compliance monitors into more effective drivers of reform, state education agencies need to focus on leveraging the authority and funding they have to support school improvement.
Sep 30 2013
Parents of kindergartners with special needs less likely to choose charters; charters less likely to label students special ed
Jul 1 2013
CRPE’s interim report spells out early lessons, opportunities, and challenges for 16 Compact cities.
May 24 2013
The Building State Capacity and Productivity Center's new report is the first in a series intended to help state education agencies use performance management to support school improvement.
May 9 2013
The seventh edition of Hopes, Fears, & Reality explores whether charters are living up to their promise of fostering innovation.
Feb 28 2013
CRPE has received a $500,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to study the financial and resource allocation implications of blended learning models.
Feb 21 2013
Today’s headlines that public school class sizes are growing larger are often exaggerated. Some states have increased class sizes slightly since the recession of 2008, but others have held steady or declined. The average class is still smaller than it was in the 1999-2000 school year.