In the wake of Washington State's Supreme Court decision that charters could not receive traditional public school funding, Robin Lake's op-ed in The Seventy Four urges legislators to pass a bill that would fund charters, allowing the schools to stay open.
Feb 29 2016
Feb 12 2016
Paul Hill argues for better, targeted solutions for the unique challenges of rural schools in this guest commentary for RealClearEducation.
Dec 25 2015
Full funding alone won't solve equity gaps in Washington schools, writes Robin Lake in an op-ed published in Tacoma's The News Tribune. The legislature must also explore how the money is allocated.
Dec 1 2015
The ESEA rewrite means it's up to us to hold districts accountable, writes Robin Lake in this op-ed for The Seventy Four.
Nov 12 2015
The rampant blame game makes it less likely that we will find smart policy solutions for an intractable problem that plagues all school types, writes Sarah Yatsko in this RealClearEd commentary.
Nov 5 2015
Sean Gill discusses public education, “natural” monopolies, why consumers deserve more choices in schooling, in this opinion piece for The Seventy-Four.
Oct 16 2015
Robin Lake and Paul Hill discuss how Los Angeles can work to re-define public education as a collaborative enterprise in which a diverse set of school operators work together to maximize kids’ opportunities, in this Los Angeles Daily News commentary.
Oct 14 2015
Robin Lake explains why CRPE stands by our study of Minneapolis ACT and graduation rates and encourages education officials to focus on improvement in this Minneapolis Star Tribune commentary.
Sep 12 2015
Paul Hill and Ashley Jochim offer an alternative after the Washington Supreme Court charter school decision in this op-ed in the Tacoma News Tribune.
Jun 22 2015
Betheny Gross outlines how common enrollment could help Detroit families navigate the city's complex school choice system, in this op-ed originally published in The Detroit News.