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 

Jean Lombardi
Phone: 206-685-2214 
Email: jean.lombardi@gmail.com

  • Mar 29 2012
    Millions in turnaround dollars fail to spark bold reform for lowest-performing Washington state schools

    Seattle, WA - Just over two years ago, the federal government committed over $3 billion nationwide to help states and districts turn around their worst-performing schools. The U.S. Department of Education intended for the School Improvement Grants (SIGs) to spur dramatic change.

  • Mar 22 2012
    Report Reveals Promising Practices of High-Impact CMOs

    Seattle, WA - In January, Mathematica Policy Research (Mathematica) and the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) released a study that identified two practices common to successful charter management organizations.

  • Mar 1 2012
    Robin Lake to Lead the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE)

    CRPE Founder Paul T. Hill steps down today as Director, naming long-time colleague Robin Lake as his successor. Both Paul and Robin share letters explaining the transition.

  • Mar 1 2012
    Robin Lake named CRPE Director

    March 1, 2012: CRPE Founder Paul T. Hill steps down as Director, naming long-time colleague Robin Lake as his successor. Both Paul and Robin share letters explaining the transition...

  • Feb 7 2012
    Yes! A Productivity Agenda!

    By Marguerite Roza and Paul Hill

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