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Shining a Light on Common Enrollment

May 14 2015

Common enrollment more fairly and effectively distributes the available supply of schools, writes Betheny Gross. It also highlights the need for more high-quality schools to go around.

Retooling the District Operating System for Dynamism

May 6 2015

Steven Hodas looks at the inner workings of a school district through the lens of the "district operating system."

The Charter-District Relationship: Is Generating Goodwill Enough?

May 5 2015

Sean Gill and Sarah Yatsko remind us about the important role district-charter compacts play in creating long-lasting, meaningful collaborations.

The High School Challenge to Districts and Charters

Apr 29 2015

Paul Hill and Tricia Maas discuss challenges and solutions for creating innovative new high schools.

Schools Can’t Innovate Until Districts Do

Apr 22 2015

Robin Lake introduces a series of new CRPE papers focusing on districtwide redesign to support innovative schools.

Real-World Governance Change

Apr 1 2015

Paul Hill and Ashley Jochim respond to Andy Smarick's review of their new book, A Democratic Constitution for Public Education, in this guest blog originally posted on Fordham's Flypaper.

Charter High Schools and the “Backfill” Debate

Apr 8 2015

It's time for the charter sector to address the challenge of how charter high schools can meet the needs of all children in a locality, write Paul HIll and Tricia Maas.

Is There a Third Way for ESEA?

Apr 7 2015

Linda Darling-Hammond and Paul Hill find common ground on educational accountability, and urge congress to do the same. This blog was originally published in the Huffington Post.

What Africa Can Teach Us About Educating Low-Income Kids at Scale

Apr 2 2015

In developing countries, desperation is the mother of invention, driving the creation of better, affordable school options at scale. What lessons can the U.S. learn from this approach?

Special Education Governance in New Orleans

Mar 30 2015

New Orleans is the only U.S. city in which charter schools have succeeded in educating higher proportions of students with disabilities than traditional public schools. CRPE practitioner in residence Adam Hawf explains why.


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