EdPolicyWorks Research Projects

Interdisciplinary research is necessary to inform education leaders on many important policy issues, including: collegiate attainment and workforce development; access and retention of underprivileged populations in higher education; the impact of various accountability systems; teacher preparation, effectiveness and retention; and the design of an effective system of pre-kindergarten education.

We invite you to scroll down and explore our research projects to learn more about our work in these areas:


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College Access & Success

In this work we explore topics including student loan borrowing, rural students' college success, and virtual college advising.

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Early Childhood Education

Our work in early childhood education policy spans multiple states, including Louisiana and Virginia.

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Methodology & Measurement

How we conduct research is a critical part of the research process. Explore our work on experimental and empirical evaluations.

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School Leadership & Accountability

As we move into a post-pandemic world, explore our work examining its impact on school climate, teacher wellbeing, equity and more.

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Teacher Quality

These projects focus on improving teacher quality by examining the effectiveness of various programs and strategies.

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