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 
Email: lmann@uw.edu

  • Feb 22 2010
    School choice more complicated than once thought

    Seattle, WA - So why, after nearly 30 years, hasn't the combination of charter schools, vouchers, and other alternatives to standard public schools not delivered the changes their advocates expected, even promised?

  • Feb 5 2010
    Districts have options when it comes to teacher salary inequities

    Seattle, WA - School districts can take steps to level out salary inequities caused by maldistributions of teachers, according to researchers at the University of Washington.

  • Jan 29 2010
    Despite federal stimulus money, some state school budgets may be at risk

    Seattle, WA - An early snapshot analysis of 23 state budgets using federal education stimulus dollars indicates that short-term benefits could result in less spending on schools over the long term in some states.

  • Jan 27 2010
    Steady growth for charter schools and a boost from President Obama

    Seattle, WA - Thanks to President Barack Obama and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, charter schools are being promoted as an important tool for improving U.S. public schools.

  • Oct 5 2009
    Portfolio school districts: 'promising' but 'works in progress'

    Seattle, WA - "Portfolio school districts are promising new developments but they still have big problems to solve," is how Dr.

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