A new study of the financial implications for public schools embracing student-centered learning models reveals that districts don’t need to spend more on these schools if they fund all schools fairly, and then allow schools to make choices about how they use their resources.
Nov 15 2012
Nov 13 2012
In times of scarce resources and limited dollars, finding cost-effective ways to promote innovations in education is imperative.
Oct 31 2012
The Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) is pleased to announce our role in the new national Building State Capacity and Productivity Center (BSCP Center).
Oct 19 2012With potential principal retirements on horizon, Iowa has opportunity to plan for strong school leaders
Seattle, WA - Iowa may need to replace a sizable share of its principal workforce over the next five to ten years, representing both a challenge and an opportunity for schools and communities statewide.
Sep 19 2012
Seattle, WA - As both the federal government and states face unprecedented challenges in raising standards and increasing outcomes for all students, state education agencies (SEAs) need to take a new approach; one focused less on compliance and more on performance management.
Sep 13 2012CRPE Introduces New Tools and Strategies to Help States Develop a New Generation of Great Principals
Seattle, WA - Discussions about human capital and school improvement typically center on teachers. Yet the principals who select those teachers are a critical driver of school success.
Jun 14 2012
Seattle, WA - An analysis of reforms in the Baltimore City Public Schools finds that the district has come a long way in a short time in terms of improving student achievement, granting schools more autonomy, and creating an environment friendly to innovators and new school providers.
Jun 5 2012Study Shows Charter Management Organizations Emphasize Mission and Organizational Fit in Hiring Practices
Seattle, WA - As school systems across the country work to recruit and hire more high-quality teachers, a new report by the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) finds that leaders in the charter sector hire teachers based on their fit with a school's mission, and not just their individua
Apr 5 2012
Lake to Serve with Noted Education Leaders at National Charter School Organization
Mar 29 2012Millions in turnaround dollars fail to spark bold reform for lowest-performing Washington state schools
Seattle, WA - Just over two years ago, the federal government committed over $3 billion nationwide to help states and districts turn around their worst-performing schools. The U.S. Department of Education intended for the School Improvement Grants (SIGs) to spur dramatic change.