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Equitable & Empowering Learning for Each and Every Child

The Learning Policy Institute conducts high-quality research to improve education policy and practice.

Featured Topics

Community schools are an evidence-based strategy to advance equity and reduce barriers to learning by providing the services needed to support student and family well-being.

Students need to develop social, emotional, and academic competencies to succeed in life. School programs that foster social and emotional learning are associated with positive outcomes for attitudes, achievement, and educational attainment.

Teacher turnover and shortages hurt student outcomes and well-being. Research identifies a number of evidence-based strategies to recruit and retain a diverse, high-quality teacher workforce.

Featured Project: EdPrepLab

Featured Project: EdPrepLab

The Educator Preparation Laboratory (EdPrepLab) is an initiative developed to support and strengthen high-quality educator preparation in the United States. The initiative, made up of member organizations representing teacher preparation programs across the country, collaborates to build the capacity of preparation programs, school districts, and state policymakers to foster a well-prepared and diverse teaching workforce.