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Robin J. Lake


Robin J. Lake is the director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington.

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Should DeVos Ask Congress To Waive Parts of the Special Education...

The best cases for—and against—changing the rules.

Don’t Waive Rights, Require Districts To Make a Good Faith Effort

Forum: Should DeVos Ask Congress To Waive Parts of the Special Education Law amid the Coronavirus Pandemic?
Enrollment Surging in Indianapolis Charter Schools (Figure 1)

The Hoosier Way

Good choices for all in Indianapolis

Resilience, Hope, and the Power of the Collective: What Puerto Rico...

People don’t talk about “scaling” solutions in Puerto Rico. They create solutions and hope that others will do the same.

The Future of the Charter School Movement Requires a New Political...

The charter movement now has a limited constituency and some real enemies who are not likely to be deflected by facts or argument.

The Charter Movement’s ‘Tipping Point’ Strategy Isn’t Working. What Now?

Figuring out how to help districts thrive in a high-choice environment is one of the toughest challenges out there.

Disability Rights Advocates Are Fighting the Wrong Fight on School Choice

Rather than expending effort to fight school choice, we need to focus on fighting for policies that will make choice work well for students with special needs.

‘It’s Not My Problem!’ Why Charter Schools and Districts Need to...

Failure to find politically viable pathways to replacing low-performing schools can bring both district improvement strategies and charter growth to a halt.

Personalized Learning Will Live or Die on Ability to Manage Change

Schools can struggle to pull off a shift to personalized learning, especially among more veteran teachers wedded to old ways.

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