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 

  • Jun 5 2012
    Study Shows Charter Management Organizations Emphasize Mission and Organizational Fit in Hiring Practices

    Seattle, WA - As school systems across the country work to recruit and hire more high-quality teachers, a new report by the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) finds that leaders in the charter sector hire teachers based on their fit with a school's mission, and not just their individua

  • Apr 5 2012
    National Association of Charter School Authorizers Appoints Robin Lake to National Advisory Board

    Lake to Serve with Noted Education Leaders at National Charter School Organization

  • 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.