Seattle, WA - Nine out of 10 urban school superintendents say they need more authority to fix bad schools and boost student achievement, according to a survey of the superintendents of the nation's 100 largest districts.
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Jul 28 2003Superintendents say lack of clout holds them back from improving schools
Apr 2 2003Principals abound but avoid certain schools and districts, study finds
Seattle, WA - Getting quality principals into troubled schools has become an educational rallying cry so intense that New York City is making headlines with its efforts to place leaders in failing schools.
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.