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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Oct 1 2019State Takeovers Remain a Powerful Tool for Improving Schools. States Should Not Walk Away From ThemContinue Reading
Sep 19 2019State takeover of school districts can sometimes be just what's neededContinue Reading
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 16 2019What has changed for e-schools since the ECOT fallout?Continue Reading
Robin Lake is quoted about online schools in The Blade.
Sep 10 2019Lebron James's School Drew Lots of Attention, but It Doesn't Take an NBA Star for Districts to Forge Innovative PartnershipsContinue Reading
Sean Gill discusses the potential benefits of partnership schools in The 74.
Aug 27 2019Colorado now has more school districts on four-day weeks than any place in the nation—with little research on the benefitsContinue Reading
Georgia Heyward is quoted in the Colorado Sun about the impact of a four-day school week on student performance.
Nov 18 2019
The National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools' Lauren Morando Rhim mentions our Seizing the Opportunity report in this op-ed in The 74.
Nov 5 2019
Betheny Gross is quoted on personalized learning in Education Week.
Nov 3 2019
CRPE's Seizing the Opportunity report is mentioned in this piece by The 74 on special education.
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.
Jun 21 2017New Analysis Finds Public Transit in Denver Not Sufficient to Improve Students’ Access to High-Quality Schools
Report suggests Denver and other cities should invest in the supply of high-quality schools in order to dramatically improve access for students most in need.
Mar 15 2017
New analysis finds that state chiefs need to use their powers strategically, to build coalitions and lead others to act urgently to improve outcomes for students.
Aug 6 2019
Betheny Gross writes about how five cities tackle the challenges of student transportation in Education Next.
Jun 16 2019
In The 74, Robin Lake writes that policymakers should stop pitting charter schools and school districts against each other.
May 15 2019
Robin Lake and Ashley Jochim write in response to an Oakland Unified School District report for EdSource.