Seattle, WA - Case studies of three districts suggest new ways to make HR offices an ally in reform.
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Apr 13 2004Often overlooked HR department important to school district reform, study shows
Oct 14 2003School-funding study to include Washington
Seattle, WA - Jacob Adams speaks with the Seattle Times about Washington State involvement in school finance study.
Originally published in the Seattle Times, October 13, 2003
Oct 13 2003Researchers launch four-year study to retarget America's school dollars toward student achievement
Seattle, WA - An unprecedented, four-year effort to retarget the nation's education spending begins this week with the help of a $5.2 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Jul 28 2003Superintendents say lack of clout holds them back from improving schools
Seattle, WA - Nine out of 10 urban school superintendents say they need more authority to fix bad schools and boost student achievement, according to a survey of the superintendents of the nation's 100 largest districts.
Apr 2 2003Principals abound but avoid certain schools and districts, study finds
Seattle, WA - Getting quality principals into troubled schools has become an educational rallying cry so intense that New York City is making headlines with its efforts to place leaders in failing schools.
Jan 6 2020
This piece in The 74 cites the CRPE brief A Middle Way for States in the ESSA Era.
Dec 1 2019
Robin Lake is quoted in the Cleveland Plain-Dealer on school choice and declining enrollment.
Nov 28 2019
Robin Lake's op-ed on allyship is named one of the best education articles of November in The 74.
Nov 14 2017
CRPE's new cross-city analysis examines the current state of public school choice in 18 American cities.
Sep 20 2017New Report Urges Districts, Charters, and States to Work Together to Ensure School Quality in Times of Charter Growth and Declining Enrollment
CRPE's new report identifies possible solutions to help districts adapt to the reality of enrollment decline.
Jun 21 2017New Analysis Finds Public Transit in Denver Not Sufficient to Improve Students’ Access to High-Quality Schools
Report suggests Denver and other cities should invest in the supply of high-quality schools in order to dramatically improve access for students most in need.
Aug 6 2019
Betheny Gross writes about how five cities tackle the challenges of student transportation in Education Next.
Jun 16 2019
In The 74, Robin Lake writes that policymakers should stop pitting charter schools and school districts against each other.
May 15 2019
Robin Lake and Ashley Jochim write in response to an Oakland Unified School District report for EdSource.