Seattle, WA - Nine out of 10 urban school superintendents say they need more authority to fix bad schools and boost student achievement, according to a survey of the superintendents of the nation's 100 largest districts.
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Jul 28 2003Superintendents say lack of clout holds them back from improving schools
Apr 2 2003Principals abound but avoid certain schools and districts, study finds
Seattle, WA - Getting quality principals into troubled schools has become an educational rallying cry so intense that New York City is making headlines with its efforts to place leaders in failing schools.
Jun 17 2021
Bree Dusseault is featured in HGSE's magazine with ideas to rethink attendance.
Jun 4 2021
Robin Lake is quoted in K–12 Dive on dips in public school enrollment.
Jun 3 2021
Ashley Jochim is quoted in Wired on CRPE's work studying pandemic-born learning pods.
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.