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 
Email: tpillow@uw.edu

  • May 21 2010
    Seniority-based layoffs affect more poor, minority students

    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.

  • May 18 2010
    Students 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 2010
    Students with special needs find success in charter schools: New book identifies effective methods, challenges for educators, parents
  • May 12 2010
    New 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 2010
    The 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.

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