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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 

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

  • Oct 1 2019
    State Takeovers Remain a Powerful Tool for Improving Schools. States Should Not Walk Away From Them

    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.

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  • Sep 19 2019
    State takeover of school districts can sometimes be just what's needed

    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.

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  • Sep 16 2019
    What has changed for e-schools since the ECOT fallout?

    Robin Lake is quoted about online schools in The Blade.

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  • Sep 10 2019
    Lebron James's School Drew Lots of Attention, but It Doesn't Take an NBA Star for Districts to Forge Innovative Partnerships

    Sean Gill discusses the potential benefits of partnership schools in The 74.

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  • Aug 27 2019
    Colorado now has more school districts on four-day weeks than any place in the nation—with little research on the benefits

    Georgia Heyward is quoted in the Colorado Sun about the impact of a four-day school week on student performance.

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