Boston Charter Research Collaborative

Students in Hallway

Project Status: Current
Focus Area: School Improvement & Redesign
Location: Boston, MA
Timeline: 2014–17
Principal Investigator: Martin West

A multi-year partnership between six Boston-area charter management organizations, CEPR and MIT researchers, and the National Center on Time and Learning’s Transforming Education program. The project will engage in rapid-cycle experimentation to develop scalable measures of and interventions to improve students’ fluid intelligence and social-emotional capacities. The collaborative will serve as a model for similar partnerships between practitioners and researchers that efficiently address the education sector’s most pressing needs of practice.

See also: Project

Jennifer Worden

Research Assistant
Doctoral Student
Harvard Graduate School of Education

Education Agencies

Six Boston-area charter management organizations

Organizational Partner

Transforming Education

Research Partner

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)