Georgia Heyward identifies several trends in cities offering public school choice and shares strategies for addressing the most persistent challenges.
Twenty-five years ago, CRPE was founded on the idea of the school as the locus of change. Today we are reexamining our old assumptions in light of new technical possibilities, changes in the economy, and a recognition that even the most effective schools may need to develop new approaches to better serve students whose needs warrant more individualized learning pathways or supports. This post is part of a series on what the school or learning system of the next 25 years might look like.
Robin Lake takes a sobering look at what it will take to create a truly personalized learning system.
The departing Camden superintendent reflects on five years of progress and the challenges that remain.
Parker Baxter at the Center for Education Policy Analysis writes that we need to prepare a new generation of education systems leaders to reimagine how education can be organized and delivered.
Yes, Charter Schools Inflict Some Costs on Districts. But Districts’ Financial Problems Are Far Deeper Than That
Robin Lake describes significant flaws in a paper assessing the impact of charter schools on school districts.
Robin Lake and Paul Hill look at the effect of charter schools on district finances and suggest solutions to build a healthy public school choice system.
With unemployment at a historic low, now is the time to focus on those who have been historically underemployed.
Paul Hill discusses the history of school integration and offers lessons learned about ways our school systems can better educate an increasingly diverse population.
Our latest report looks at a navigator organization that helps level the playing field so all families can find quality schools that meet their needs.