• 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Nov 14 2017
    Family Engagement Key to School Choice Efforts Succeeding; New Report Finds Promising Signs in 18 Cities

    Robin Lake is quoted by The 74 on the importance of family engagement in a school choice model.

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  • Nov 14 2017
    New Analysis: How Public Choice Is Working for Families in 18 Cities

    CRPE's new cross-city analysis examines the current state of public school choice in 18 American cities.

  • Sep 21 2017
    The Charter Movement’s ‘Tipping Point’ Strategy Isn’t Working. What Now?

    Robin Lake discusses CRPE's new report Better Together: Ensuring Quality School Districts in Times of Charter Growth and Declining Enrollment in this commentary piece for Education Next.

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