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?
Navigating Complex Issues in Public Education
General Media Inquiries
Feb 22 2010School choice more complicated than once thought
Feb 5 2010Districts 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 2010Despite 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 2010Steady 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 2009Portfolio 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.
Mar 11 2021
Robin Lake and other guests discuss learning pods and hubs in this EdSource podcast.
Mar 9 2021
Robin Lake is quoted in US News & World Report on a year of closed schools.
Mar 3 2021
Robin Lake is quoted in The 74 on President Biden's plan to reopen schools.
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.