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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 

Linda Perlstein
Phone: 323-489-4340 

  • Oct 13 2003
    Researchers launch four-year study to retarget America's school dollars toward student achievement

    Seattle, WA - An unprecedented, four-year effort to retarget the nation's education spending begins this week with the help of a $5.2 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

  • Jul 28 2003
    Superintendents say lack of clout holds them back from improving schools

    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.

  • Apr 2 2003
    Principals 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.