Featured Research Projects
Since 2008, the Strategic Data Project (SDP) has partnered with school districts, charter school networks, state education agencies, and nonprofit organizations to bring high-quality research methods and data analysis to bear on strategic management and policy decisions.
The objective of this study is to identify practices and characteristics that distinguish between more and less effective teachers. This information will be used to develop a suite of empirically validated and practical instruments that can be used by school districts to identify, recruit, develop, and retain more effective teachers.
Access to Opportunity (A2O) is a partnership with the College Board aimed at measuring and improving secondary students’ access to rigorous high school coursework and enrollment in well-matched colleges, with a focus on the most disadvantaged students.