Focus on Washington State

CRPE provides timely and useful research on schools and education policy in Washington State, including:

  • Analyses of Seattle Public Schools’ performance levels
  • Results of the first-year implementation of federal School Improvement Grants
  • The impact of seniority-based teachers layoffs on school improvement efforts
  • The lack of educational opportunity for low-income and minority students
  • Lessons from other states about creating high-quality charter schools