Through research and policy analysis, CRPE seeks ways to make public education more effective, especially for America’s disadvantaged students. We help redesign governance, oversight, and dynamic education delivery systems to make it possible for great educators and programs to do their best work with students and to create a wide range of high-quality public school options for families. Our goal is to create new possibilities for the parents, educators, and public officials who strive to improve America's schools.

To this end, our current focus areas include: