Seattle, WA - Iowa may need to replace a sizable share of its principal workforce over the next five to ten years, representing both a challenge and an opportunity for schools and communities statewide.
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Oct 19 2012With potential principal retirements on horizon, Iowa has opportunity to plan for strong school leaders
Oct 19 2012UW President's video highlights CRPE research
Director Robin Lake discusses CRPE mission, research in UW President Michael K. Young's "Tomorrow's University Today" video series
Oct 17 2012School Shutdowns Trigger Growing Backlash, Education Week
This article includes comments by CRPE affiliate Marguerite Roza on the impact of school closures on teachers and communities.
Sep 19 2012Leading State Education Agencies Focus on Data, Worry about Access to Talent
Seattle, WA - As both the federal government and states face unprecedented challenges in raising standards and increasing outcomes for all students, state education agencies (SEAs) need to take a new approach; one focused less on compliance and more on performance management.
Sep 13 2012CRPE Introduces New Tools and Strategies to Help States Develop a New Generation of Great Principals
Seattle, WA - Discussions about human capital and school improvement typically center on teachers. Yet the principals who select those teachers are a critical driver of school success.
Jun 28 2019
Robin Lake is quoted in The Boston Globe about impending reforms to the Providence school district.
May 30 2019
Paul Hill speaks with NPR's On Point about the four-day school week.
May 20 2019
Robin Lake speaks on the Education Next podcast The Education Exchange on what Indianapolis has done to make charter schools work.
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.
Mar 22 2019
Ashley Jochim and Lesley Lavery write in The 74 about the divide between teacher unions and charter schools.
Jan 25 2019
Robin Lake looks toward the future of school choice in this piece for The 74.
Jan 21 2019
Robin Lake writes in The Press-Enterprise that charter schools are not to blame for teacher strikes at Los Angeles Unified School District.