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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

October is National Principals month. Effective leaders are essential for school and student success. Preparing, retaining, and supporting strong school leaders can have a significant impact on students’ experiences and achievement.

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.

Findings from the science of learning and development contain powerful lessons for improving education to help every student access opportunities and reach their full potential.

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.