News about school reform often comes with tales of conflict, which is an inevitable byproduct of efforts to develop more effective schools.
Jan 16 2013Strife and Progress: New book details strategies, conflicts, and results of promising education reform model
Dec 17 2012
Washington state residents used to enjoy a preference in admission to the University of Washington, but a new analysis shows that preference is now gone.
Nov 20 2012
A fresh examination of special education enrollment patterns in New York State suggests that charter schools may be doing better at enrolling students with special needs than many believe.
Nov 15 2012
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 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.