Seattle, WA - K-12 school districts that lay off teachers by seniority, a policy known as "last in, first out," disproportionately affect the programs and students in their poorer and more minority schools than in their wealthier, less minority counterparts.
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May 21 2010Seniority-based layoffs affect more poor, minority students
May 18 2010Students with special needs find success in charter schools - New book identifies effective methods, challenges for educators, parents
Seattle, WA - Even skeptics who question the value and significance of charter schools will welcome the news they are making important strides in serving children with special needs.
May 18 2010Students with special needs find success in charter schools: New book identifies effective methods, challenges for educators, parents
May 12 2010New Book Lays Groundwork for Better Assessment of Charter School Performance
Seattle, WA - Despite many assertions to the contrary, we are far from having unambiguous evidence on charter school performance. Study results have been subject to withering criticism, and for good reason.
May 4 2010The Big Disconnect: Spending Policies, School Priorities, and Student Achievement (EVENT)
On May 4th, Marguerite Roza, author of Educational Economics: Where Do School Funds Go?, joined a panel of experts to discuss and debate the twisted trail of school-level funding.
Aug 27 2020
CRPE's brief Getting Back to School: An Update on Plans from Across the Country is featured in Education Week.
Aug 25 2020
Robin Lake is quoted in the Christian Science Monitor on remote learning in the fall.
Aug 24 2020
Betheny Gross is quoted in the Syracuse Post-Standard on remote learning.
Nov 1 2018
Today CRPE is excited to announce that two policy proposals, developed by CRPE experts to help close the nation's enrichment gap and help manage school facilities, were among 24 transformative ideas selected by Pathway 2 Tomorrow in a nationwide competition intended to shape a new agenda to improve public education.
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.
Sep 19 2019
In the Houston Chronicle, Ashley Jochim and Paul Hill write that while state takeovers may be falling out of fashion in some circles, their track record is more positive than critics claim and could make a difference for Houston schools.
Sep 10 2019
Sean Gill discusses the potential benefits of partnership schools in The 74.
Aug 6 2019
Betheny Gross writes about how five cities tackle the challenges of student transportation in Education Next.