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 

Laura Mann
Phone: 503-726-6541 

  • Jul 13 2010
    Improving productivity could deliver 'new money' for public schools

    Seattle, WA - Given the bleak outlook for financing public education, schools face a grim future of struggles amid static, or worse, declining resources.

  • Jun 28 2010
    Report highlights strengths, exposes challenges of charter school management organizations

    Seattle, WA - The nonprofit organizations that manage many of the nation's public charter schools are implementing many innovative practices, but they also face significant challenges in extending their reach, according to an

  • Jun 24 2010
    Interim 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 2010
    In Teacher Layoffs, Seniority Rules. But Should It? Marguerite Roza on NPR

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  • 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.