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
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.Continue Reading
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.Continue Reading