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Miya T Warner, Kyra Caspary Mar 8, 2017

In SRI International’s new brief, Access and Equity in Linked Learning, we share what we’ve learned about the promise and challenges of achieving equitable, career-themed pathways from our 7-year study of Linked Learning.

William Mark Feb 16, 2017

The Shakey robot, built at SRI International in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s, was the world’s first mobile robot to perceive its environment, figure out how to execute goals given by the user, and then perform actions. Artificial intelligence (AI) researchers today are still working on these...

Abby Schachner, Kaycee Ensign Jan 31, 2017

Did you know that infants, toddlers and preschool children can be – and often are – suspended or expelled from child care and preschool? Even though developmental scientists agree that these are not developmentally appropriate practices for our youngest children, recent data shows that exclusionary...

Donald Nielson Nov 10, 2016

To those who see Silicon Valley as a cauldron of youthful creative talent leaping from start-up to start-up, finding one such start-up about to celebrate its 70th year might be surprising.

William Jeffrey Nov 7, 2016

It is gratifying to look back on 70 years of innovation at SRI and to reflect on the high-impact solutions that our independent, nonprofit research institute has brought to the world. Although the world has changed dramatically since our founding in 1946, there is a thread that weaves through SRI’s...

Maria Salciccioli, Jessica Mislevy Nov 1, 2016

Recently, researchers from SRI Education and Policy Studies Associates (PSA) collaborated with expert practitioners on the development of an exciting resource for the U.S. Department of Education:, a website that addresses promising practices and challenges for preparing...

Lucien Randazzese Oct 19, 2016

Free zones are geographic government-designated zones where business, trade, and tax laws differ from the rest of the country. Known also as free economic zones, special economic zones, or free ports, depending on their structure and purpose, they provide incentives such as abated taxes and fewer...

Peter Kant Oct 7, 2016

This week, SRI kicked off the first in a series of discussions with key research and technology leaders in federal government agencies, Congress and the private sector, exploring the best ways of identifying and nurturing new innovations and technologies that can help solve some of government's...

Christopher Harris Sep 27, 2016

If the new science standards could be summed up in one grand sentence, it would likely be – “It is not what you know, but how you use and apply what you know that makes a real difference for science learning."

Mitchell McLaren Aug 26, 2016

Our world is becoming increasingly mobile. People rely on their mobile devices not only for communication, but for applications from commerce, to home automation and security, to banking, to entertainment, just to name a few. Coupled with today’s expanding environment of web-connected “smart”...

Ximena Dominguez Aug 16, 2016

Evaluating and Understanding STEM Teaching and Learning in Early Childhood

Jeremy Roschelle Aug 4, 2016

Technology for Learning Mathematics: What Can We Learn from Large-Scale Studies?