Feb 1 2018
The Future of the Charter School Movement Requires a New Political Strategy
Paul Hill and Robin Lake write in Education Next that the charter school movement requires a new political strategy to continue to grow.Continue Reading
Jan 30 2018
Growth of Charter Schools Is Slowing Down. Here's What's Behind the Trend
Education Week's Arianna Prothero covers CRPE's report The Slowdown of Bay Area Charter School Growth: Causes and Solutions.Continue Reading
Jan 25 2018
How Superintendents Can Be Effective In Local Politics
Paul Hill highlights Unlocking Potential: How Political Skill Can Maximize Superintendent Effectiveness in a blog for the School Superintendent Association.
Jan 16 2018
Denver’s Storied Portfolio District Is Starting to Act Like Just Another City School System
Robin Lake writes in The 74 that while Denver Public Schools' portfolio model has proven successful, the district seems to be wavering in its commitment to performance oversight and continuous improvement.Continue Reading
Dec 18 2017
L.A. Unified needs a plan, not a scapegoat
Robin Lake recommends that the district and charter schools work together to curb the financial impacts of enrollment decline in L.A.
Dec 18 2017
Do Americans Believe in Democracy? A Quiz
Do Americans today understand what it takes to keep a democracy? Take a self quiz, and see how famous Americans might have scored.
Dec 6 2017
A ‘portfolio’ of schools? How a nationwide effort to disrupt urban school districts is gaining traction
Paul Hill is quoted in this Chalkbeat piece on his development of the portfolio model for public schools.Continue Reading
Dec 4 2017
Lake: In a Deeply Flawed ‘Analysis,’ the Associated Press Blames Public Charter Schools for America’s Segregated Cities
Robin Lake responds to an Associated Press analysis about charter schools in this piece for The 74.Continue Reading
Nov 28 2017
School Choice Creates Challenges for Parents. What Are Cities Doing to Help?
Education Week's Arianna Prothero references CRPE's report Stepping Up: How Are American Cities Delivering on the Promise of School Choice? in this piece about the challenges that school choice presents for parents.Continue Reading
Nov 27 2017
Confused By Your Public School Choices? Hire A Coach
Christine Campbell is quoted by NPR on helping parents to make informed decisions within a school choice model.Continue Reading