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.
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.
4 Ways a Big New Study on School Districts, Finances & Charter Schools Is Misleading California Parents & Communities
Robin Lake takes issue with a large study's conclusion that charter schools are to blame for financial struggles in California school districts.