Read original research produced by Education Cities and our members.

  • What Schools Want Cover

    What Schools Want

    12/18/2015

    If the success of members relies on the creation and growth of great schools, how can city leaders better support operators in their cities? Interviews with a diverse set of school operators provides new insights.

  • How Cities Can Compete

    How Cities Can Compete for Great School Leaders

    08/03/2015

    A report detailing how private-sector recruiting strategies can help our members secure the best school founders they need to dramatically accelerate the growth great public schools.

  • pl guidebook cover

    Personalized Learning Guidebook for City Leaders

    12/08/2014

    A guidebook to help city leaders plan and implement the conditions that will help personalized learning thrive in your city.

  • Building Education Cities Report-page-0

    Building Education Cities

    12/02/2014

    To create cities where all students can access great schools, harbormasters must focus on four strategies – quality schools, effective educators, supportive policy and community engagement.

  • casestudies

    Personalized Learning – Case studies of leading cities

    11/26/2014

    Learn more about 12 cities that are leading the way with city-wide plans for personalized learning. Includes Education Cities members CityBridge Foundation, Chicago Public Education Fund, New Schools for New Orleans and the Rogers Family […]

  • 0904141119_Creating-a-City-Based-Blended-Learning-Network-paper-3-page-0

    Creating a City-Based Blended Learning Network

    09/04/2014

    CEE-Trust and Public Impact detail how two members are creating city-based blended learning networks, and how others can learn from their approach.

  • Conditions for Success FULL Feb14 FINAL-page-0

    The Conditions for Success – Executive Summary

    03/14/2014

    This is the Executive Summary of “The Conditions for Success,” a report commissioned by the Missouri Department of Education, to identify how to grow the number of great schools in Kansas City and across the state.

  • Conditions for Success FULL Feb14 FINAL-page-0

    The Conditions for Success – An Open Letter to Kansas City Teachers

    02/17/2014

    This is a letter to Kansas City teachers about “The Conditions for Success,” a report commissioned by the Missouri Department of Education, to identify how to grow the number of great schools in Kansas City […]

  • Conditions for Success FULL Feb14 FINAL-page-0

    The Conditions for Success – Full Report

    02/14/2014

    Commissioned by the Missouri Department of Education, this report, co-authored by CEE-Trust and Public Impact, details how to grow the number of great schools in Kansas City and across the state.

  • 0514130900_Interventions-and-Catalysts-in-Markets-for-Education-Technology-page-0

    Interventions and Catalysts in Markets for Education Technology

    05/14/2013

    To identify opportunities for members to support personalized learning efforts using technology, CEE-Trust and Public Impact created this report, titled “Interventions and Catalysts in Markets for Education Technology.”

  • 0513130443_Strategies-for-Scaling-a-Blended-Learning-Pilot-page-0

    Scaling a Successful Pilot to Expand Blended Learning Options Citywide


    As educators around the country create successful methods for personalizing learning with the help of technology, how do we scale what works to reach more students? In “Scaling a Successful Pilot to Expand Blended Learning […]

  • ksr-page-0

    Kick-Starting Reform: Three City-Based Organizations Showing How to Transform Public Education

    08/29/2012

    This report profiles three organizations that are successfully working across partners and school systems to grow the number of great schools in their city. Prepared by CEE-Trust and Public Impact, “Kick-starting reform: Three city-based organizations […]