Center on Reinventing Public Education

From SourceWatch
Jump to: navigation, search

The Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) is an industry-funded[1] research center that also receives funding from corporate and billionaire philanthropists, as well as the U.S. Department of Education. Its director, Paul Hill, is also a member of the Hoover Institution's Koret Task Force.

Research Focus

The Center on Reinventing Public Education lists its focus as "choice and charters; finance and productivity; teachers; urban district reform; leadership; and state and federal reform."

Press Releases

The Center on Reinventing Public Education has released press releases that:

  • advocate for a common set of "education reforms" such as standardized testing, measuring "teacher quality," charter schools, school choice, and "accountability for school performance."[2]
  • criticize the "last in, first out" policy for teacher layoffs that protect teacher seniority.[3]
  • advocate for policy changes "to help charter schools put their autonomy for best use."[4]
  • advocate for reductions in teacher pay[5]

Executive Staff

Paul Hill, Director and Research Professor, is also a member of the Hoover Institution's Koret Task Forceand a Senior Fellow in the Brookings Institution's Economic Studies Program. He is an advocate for charter schools.

Robin Lake, Associate Director, also the Executive Director of the Center's National Charter School Research Project (NCSRP).

Marguerite Roza, Research Associate and Professor of the University of Washington College of Education

Additional Staff

Julie Angeley

Melissa Bowen

Debra Britt

Christine Campbell

Michael DeArmond

Allison Demeritt

Kristine Echert

Betheny Gross

James Harvey

Elizabeth Cooley Nelson

Monica Ouijdani

Mitch Price

Cristina Sepe

Carol Wallace

Sarah Yatsko

Funding Sources

As of March 2011, CRPE lists its funders as:


CRPE also lists past funders as:

  • Alcoa (grant to Brookings)
  • Anonymous

Articles and resources

Related SourceWatch articles

References

  1. One of its funders is the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools.
  2. "Leading Policy Experts Agree on Core Ingredients for Education Reform"Center on Reinventing Public Education, March 22, 2011.
  3. [1], Center on Reinventing Public Education, March 7, 2011.
  4. "Press Release: New report examines promises, pitfalls of charter school autonomy," Center on Reinventing Public Education, February 10, 2011.
  5. "School finances: Trimming teacher pay could reduce layoffs, larger classes," Center on Reinventing Public Education, July 30, 2009.

External resources

Center on Reinventing Public Education

National Alliance for Charter Schools

External articles