Media Resources

Navigating Complex Issues in Public Education

Together our team provides breadth of experience and depth of expertise on a range of education issues. As a nonpartisan research center based at the University of Washington Bothell, with connections that span from teachers to superintendents to state legislators across the country, we bring a unique lens to how the various parts of the education system interact with each other. Our work has been featured in a diverse list of media sources, including PBS Newshour, The Economist, and The New York Times. CRPE experts can provide commentary, interviews, story ideas, background information, or serve as expert sources.

General Media Inquiries 

Travis Pillow
Phone: 206-685-2214 

  • Jul 20 2009
    Pay bump for teachers with master's degrees could be put to better use

    Seattle, WA - In this recessionary climate of depressed revenues and budget cuts for education, school districts across the U.S. would be foolhardy not to rethink paying teachers for master's degrees, according to a new report out today.

  • May 19 2009
    Education stimulus dollars will affect states differently

    Seattle, WA - Federal stimulus dollars targeting education will impact states differently, depending on each state's fiscal condition, according to a new state-by-state analysis from the Center on Reinventing Public Education.

  • Feb 10 2009
    Economic crisis impacts nation's K-12 schools

    Seattle, WA - America's severe economic crisis means less money for education and reductions in teaching and staff jobs, according to projections by Dr. Marguerite Roza of the University of Washington.

  • Feb 3 2009
    K-12 schools: Seniority-neutral layoff policy would save jobs

    Seattle, WA - K-12 school districts that lay off personnel according to seniority cause disproportionate damage to their programs and students than if layoffs were determined on a seniority-neutral basis.

  • Jan 14 2009
    Teacher contracts not so inflexible

    Seattle, WA - Collective bargaining agreements are not necessarily the boogey-man barriers to reforming the nation's high schools as many educators believe, according to a new study from the University of Washington.