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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 
Email: travis.pillow@gmail.com

  • Aug 8 2019
    An Indianapolis charter school is going out on its own—and saying goodbye to its longtime network

    Robin Lake is quoted in Chalkbeat on the benefits and downsides of charter management organizations for charter schools.

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  • Aug 6 2019
    Going the Extra Mile for School Choice

    Betheny Gross writes about how five cities tackle the challenges of student transportation in Education Next.

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  • Jul 10 2019
    After Biting Report, Providence Looks to Lift Failing School District

    Robin Lake is quoted in The Wall Street Journal about the failing public school district in Providence.

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  • Jul 8 2019
    New Ideas for a New Era of Public Education: 8 Ways We Can Change How Schools Are Organized, Funded, Measured and Led to Prepare Grads for the Age of Automation

    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.

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  • Jul 3 2019
    The Democratic debate resurrected controversy over busing. But is it an issue today?

    Paul Hill and Robin Lake are quoted in this PolitiFact article on the history of busing.

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