Seattle, WA - School district leaders can gauge the health of their schools by cutting through the blizzard of statistics in which they are buried to focus on a few key indicators, according to a new report from the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) at the University of Washington's E
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Feb 17 2005New report shows how to better diagnose school progress using data
Sep 8 2004Projects to Study and Improve School Choice to Be Launched
This article was originally published in Education Week, September 20, 2004
By Lynn Olson
Apr 13 2004Often overlooked HR department important to school district reform, study shows
Seattle, WA - Case studies of three districts suggest new ways to make HR offices an ally in reform.
Oct 14 2003School-funding study to include Washington
Seattle, WA - Jacob Adams speaks with the Seattle Times about Washington State involvement in school finance study.
Originally published in the Seattle Times, October 13, 2003
Oct 13 2003Researchers launch four-year study to retarget America's school dollars toward student achievement
Seattle, WA - An unprecedented, four-year effort to retarget the nation's education spending begins this week with the help of a $5.2 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Jul 8 2019
Drawing from our 25th Anniversary essay collection, The 74 highlights eight of the biggest ideas and proposals CRPE presented about the next era of public education.
Jul 3 2019
Paul Hill and Robin Lake are quoted in this PolitiFact article on the history of busing.
Jun 28 2019
Robin Lake is quoted in The Boston Globe about impending reforms to the Providence school district.
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.
May 15 2019
Robin Lake and Ashley Jochim write in response to an Oakland Unified School District report for EdSource.
Apr 24 2019
Ashley Jochim writes on unionization in charter schools for The Detroit News.
Mar 22 2019
Ashley Jochim and Lesley Lavery write in The 74 about the divide between teacher unions and charter schools.