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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.

The COVID-19 crisis upended schools and widened gaping inequities within the American education system, but research shows how to move forward and create safe learning environments that help students thrive.

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: Community Schools Forward

Featured Project: Community Schools Forward

Community Schools Forward is a partnership of four organizations collaborating with education practitioners, researchers, and leaders across the country to strengthen the community schools field.