Seattle, WA - Given the bleak outlook for financing public education, schools face a grim future of struggles amid static, or worse, declining resources.
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Jul 13 2010Improving productivity could deliver 'new money' for public schools
Jun 28 2010Report highlights strengths, exposes challenges of charter school management organizations
Jun 24 2010Interim Findings from Study of CMO Effectiveness presented at National Charter Conference
Robin Lake and Brianna Dusseault presented findings from a new report at the National Charter Schools Conference in Chicago.
Jun 2 2010In Teacher Layoffs, Seniority Rules. But Should It? Marguerite Roza on NPR
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May 21 2010Seniority-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.
Mar 29 2021
Betheny Gross is quoted by Reuters on grading during the pandemic.
Mar 24 2021
Robin Lake is quoted in The New York Times on the state of remote learning in March.
Mar 24 2021
Betheny Gross is quoted in Chalkbeat on newly released survey data on schooling during the pandemic.
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.
Oct 1 2019
Ashley Jochim and Paul Hill write that the authority to intervene in local districts remains an essential tool if states want to continue playing a meaningful role in improving local schools.
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.