Seattle, WA - A growing number of the nation's leading urban school districts are pressing on all fronts to radically raise student performance and narrow achievement gaps, according to a new brief from the University of Washington's Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE).
Jun 29 2011
Jun 21 2011
Seattle, WA - The evidence is mounting that by drawing upon the experiences of high-performing charter schools, urban school districts can help close the stubborn achievement gap afflicting too many low-income students stuck in low-performing public schools.
Jun 16 2011
Apr 7 2011
Seattle, WA - By mixing technology with in-person instruction, teachers can tailor lessons to meet individual student learning needs, Joel Rose, former teacher and nationally acclaimed inventor of School of One, told a group of Washington's prom
Mar 23 2011
Seattle, WA - A $99 million teacher bonus program that Washington legislators designed to lure good teachers into high-poverty schools has not worked as intended, according to a new analysis from the University of Washington Bothell's Center on Reinventing Public Education.
Mar 22 2011
Seattle, WA - While the media often focus on the differences that divide Americans who want to improve their schools, we may be missing a larger story: a growing, bipartisan movement is bringing together leading thinkers and advocates who cross the ideological spectrum.
Mar 7 2011
Seattle, WA - A new analysis finds that policies known as 'last in, first out' may disproportionately affect schools receiving federal School Improvement Grants (SIGs).
Feb 10 2011
Seattle, WA - A new report finds that charter schools use the freedoms they have from traditional school district mandates to define and operate schools in innovative new ways.
Jan 19 2011
iZone schools employ technology to tailor teaching.
Jan 12 2011
Report shows innovations in technology could cut costs; points to new areas for research