Seattle, WA - Total education jobs are in an unprecedented decline, according to a new analysis by the Center on Reinventing Public Education in Seattle. However, the study demonstrates that Federal stimulus dollars appear to have played a significant role in saving teachers' jobs.
Mar 22 2010Stimulus money helped save teachers' jobs
Mar 22 2010Paul Hill on Connecticut Public Radio's "Where We Live: Urban School Reform"
Paul Hill, director of the University of Washington’s Center on Reinventing Public Education, joins host John Dankosky and other guests to discuss education reform at the federal and local level, on Connecticut Public Radio's "Where We Live: Urban School Reform."
Feb 24 2010Robin Lake's testimony on the All Students Achieving through Reform Act of 2009
Robin Lake testified before the Committee on Education and Labor at a hearing about H.R. 4330, the All Students Achieving through Reform Act of 2009.
Feb 22 2010School choice more complicated than once thought
Seattle, WA - So why, after nearly 30 years, hasn't the combination of charter schools, vouchers, and other alternatives to standard public schools not delivered the changes their advocates expected, even promised?
Feb 5 2010Districts have options when it comes to teacher salary inequities
Seattle, WA - School districts can take steps to level out salary inequities caused by maldistributions of teachers, according to researchers at the University of Washington.
Jan 29 2010Despite federal stimulus money, some state school budgets may be at risk
Seattle, WA - An early snapshot analysis of 23 state budgets using federal education stimulus dollars indicates that short-term benefits could result in less spending on schools over the long term in some states.
Jan 27 2010Steady growth for charter schools and a boost from President Obama
Seattle, WA - Thanks to President Barack Obama and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, charter schools are being promoted as an important tool for improving U.S. public schools.
Oct 5 2009Portfolio school districts: 'promising' but 'works in progress'
Seattle, WA - "Portfolio school districts are promising new developments but they still have big problems to solve," is how Dr.
Jul 30 2009School finances: Trimming teacher pay could reduce layoffs, larger classes
Seattle, WA - School districts faced with large budget gaps could avoid some or all teacher layoffs by rolling back salaries.
Jul 20 2009Pay bump for teachers with master's degrees could be put to better use
Seattle, WA - In this recessionary climate of depressed revenues and budget cuts for education, school districts across the U.S. would be foolhardy not to rethink paying teachers for master's degrees, according to a new report out today.