Paul T. Hill is the founder of the Center on Reinventing Public Education and a senior fellow in the Brookings Institution’s Economic Studies Program.
T. Hill is the founder of the Center on Reinventing Public Education and a
research professor at the University of Washington Bothell. His current work
focuses on re-missioning states and school districts to promote school
performance, choice and innovation, and finance and productivity. He leads the
Portfolio School Districts Project and has built a national network of school
district officials, mayors, foundations, nonprofits, and others who are
pursuing the portfolio strategy. He chairs the National Charter School
Research Project and its Charter School Achievement Consensus Panel. He also
chaired the National Working Commission on Choice in K-12 Education.
books include Learning as We Go: Why School Choice Is Worth the Wait
(2010), Making School Reform Work: New Partnerships for Real Change
(2004), Charter Schools and Accountability in Public Education (2002), It
Takes A City: Getting Serious About Urban School Reform (2000), and Fixing
Urban Schools (1998). He is editor (with Julian Betts) of Taking Measure
of Charter Schools: Better Assessments, Better Policymaking, Better Schools
(2010) and Charter Schools Against the Odds (2006). He is a
Non-Resident Senior Fellow in the Brookings Institution’s Economic Studies
Program. He holds a Ph.D. and M.A. from Ohio State University and a B.A. from
Seattle University, all in political science.