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

  • Mar 22 2019
    Why, and Where, Charter School Teachers Unionize

    Education Week's Arianna Prothero reports on CRPE's study An Unlikely Bargain: Why Charter School Teachers Unionize and What Happens When They Do.

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  • Mar 22 2019
    Can Teachers Bridge the Divide Between Unions and Charter Schools? Strikes in Chicago and L.A. Are Test Cases

    Ashley Jochim and Lesley Lavery write in The 74 about the divide between teacher unions and charter schools.

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  • Mar 18 2019
    At Seattle’s Experimental, Experiential Downtown School, Students Learn How to Learn With an Entire City as Their Laboratory

    Robin Lake is interviewed about Seattle's Downtown School in this piece by The 74.

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  • Mar 8 2019
    A Chalkbeat explainer: What is the ‘portfolio model’ of running schools?

    Robin Lake is quoted in this Chalkbeat article on the portfolio model.

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  • Feb 25 2019
    CRPE researchers join team evaluating D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program

    The Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) will participate in the next evaluation of the nation’s only federally funded private school voucher program.

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