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 

Travis Pillow
Phone: 206-685-2214 
Email: travis.pillow@gmail.com

  • Jul 8 2019
    New Ideas for a New Era of Public Education: 8 Ways We Can Change How Schools Are Organized, Funded, Measured and Led to Prepare Grads for the Age of Automation

    Drawing from our 25th Anniversary essay collection, The 74 highlights eight of the biggest ideas and proposals CRPE presented about the next era of public education.

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  • Jul 3 2019
    The Democratic debate resurrected controversy over busing. But is it an issue today?

    Paul Hill and Robin Lake are quoted in this PolitiFact article on the history of busing.

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  • Jun 28 2019
    The Providence school report is devastating. What's next?

    Robin Lake is quoted in The Boston Globe about impending reforms to the Providence school district.

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  • Jun 16 2019
    Districts v. Charters Is the Wrong Battle to Pick; Political Leaders Must Focus on the Right One

    In The 74, Robin Lake writes that policymakers should stop pitting charter schools and school districts against each other.

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  • May 30 2019
    Grading The 4-Day School Week: The Impacts On Budgets, Education And More

    Paul Hill speaks with NPR's On Point about the four-day school week.

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