Alice Opalka

Alice Opalka

Project Manager

Alice Opalka is a project manager at the Center on Reinventing Public Education. She supports Portfolio Strategy research as well as District-Charter Collaboration work. Before joining CRPE, Alice spent two years as an AmeriCorps volunteer: first as a children’s literacy program coordinator in Los Angeles, then as a college access coach through College Access Now in Seattle. Alice holds a BA in Environmental Analysis from Scripps College, and an MPA from the University of Southern California.

04/2017
The “City of Firsts” Charts a New Path on Turnaround

This case study profiles the unique school improvement effort in Springfield, MA, and compares it with other turnaround strategies.

01/2017
Bridging the District-Charter Divide to Help More Students Succeed

Based on six years of research, this report explores why a growing number of districts and charter schools are choosing to work together, the costs and benefits of different types of cooperation, and the real impacts of successful collaboration on students and...

10/2016
Apples to Apples: Common School Performance Frameworks as a Tool for Choice and Accountability

CRPE's new paper focuses on developing a common school performance framework, tool for measuring performance of an individual school using a defined set of metrics that is common to schools across different agencies or governing bodies...

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