National Education Policy Center
The National Education Policy Center, housed at University of Colorado at Boulder, produces and disseminates high-quality, per-reviewed research to inform education policy decisions.
American Educational Research Association
The American Educational Research Association (AERA), founded in 1916 and currently in its 86th year, is concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education and by promoting the dissemination and practical application of research results.
Center for Applied Research and Educational Improvement
CAREI is a collaborative organization that brings resources of the College of Education and Human Development and the University of Minnesota to bear on education issues in Minnesota and across the nation.
Center for Evaluation & Education Policy
The Center for Evaluation & Education Policy (CEEP), housed at Indiana University, promotes and supports rigorous program evaluation and education policy research primarily, but not exclusively, for educational, human services, and nonprofit organizations. CEEP takes a dynamic approach to evaluation and education policy research, using both quantitative and qualitative methodologies, including experimental designs.
Center for Teaching Quality
The Center for Teaching Quality (CTQ) seeks to improve student learning and advance the teaching profession by: cultivating teacher leadership, conducting timely research, and crafting smart policy. Barnett Berry is President and CEO of the Center for Teaching Quality.
Economic Policy Institute
The Economic Policy Institute, located in Washington, D.C., is a non-profit think tank focused on the economic condition of low- and middle-income Americans and their families
Education Law Center
The Education Law Center (ELC) serves as the leading voice for New Jersey's public school children and has become one of the most effective advocates for equal educational opportunity and education justice in the United States.
EducationNews.org is a fresh approach to the age-old problem of increasing coverage of education news. Unfortunately, education is not a topic that news organizations are able to provide premium coverage to all the time, thus ironically, all education experts face the same problem - the difficulty of educating the public.
The Education Policy Center at Michigan State University
The EPC builds upon the solid foundation of MSU's land-grant mission and the College of Education's national and international reputation for education policy research in its mission to support and inform policy debates at every level of government.
Great Lakes Equity Center
The Great Lakes Equity Center is one of ten Equity Assistance Centers (EACs) in the United States that are funded by the U.S. Department of Education under Title IV of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. The mission of the Great Lakes Equity Center is to ensure equity in student access to and participation in high quality, research-based education by expanding states' and school systems' capacity to provide robust, effective opportunities to learn for all students, regardless of and responsive to race, sex, and national origin, and to reduce disparities among and between groups in educational outcomes.
National Education Writers Association
The Education Writers Association is dedicated to improving the quality and quantity of education coverage to create a better-informed society. It is a national professional organization of members of the media who specialize in education.
Rethinking Schools began as a local effort to address problems such as basal readers, standardized testing, and textbook-dominated curriculum. Since its founding, it has grown into a nationally prominent publisher of educational materials, with subscribers in all 50 states, all 10 Canadian provinces, and many other countries.
SchoolMatters.com is a web-based national education data service that provides in-depth information and analysis about public schools, districts, and state education systems. It showcases student achievement information, financial data and demographic breakdowns and includes objective analyses provided by Standard & Poor's. This site provides the ability to uncover the stories behind the numbers, and helps to further the discussion about how to improve student performance.
Teach to Lead
Teach to Lead is a joint initiative of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards and the U.S. Department of Education focused on expanding opportunities for teacher leadership in ways that enhance student learning and make it possible for teachers to stay in the classroom while leading in the profession.
The Wisconsin Center for Education Research
WCER provides a productive environment where some of the country's leading scholars conduct basic and applied education research. The WCER roster includes research centers and projects that are currently investigating a variety of topics in education.