SRI Education reduces barriers and optimizes outcomes for students of all ages and backgrounds. Our research teams work with federal, state, foundation and commercial partners to improve teaching, education policies and student learning.
We do this by conducting high-quality research, supporting use of data and evidence, and developing tools that improve teaching and accelerate and deepen learning. We integrate our expertise in content, populations and research methods to produce equity-focused and research-based insights.
Students who are Black, Latinx, and Native American are more likely than White students to be suspended or expelled – even when comparing consequences for the same infractions.
Students who feel greater self-determination – the attitudes and abilities to act as a causal agent and make independent choices – tend to do better as they transition to life outside of secondary school.
Supporting Students With Significant Cognitive Disabilities and Support Needs as They Transition from High School
Researchers from SRI International and the University of Oklahoma are collaborating to create a new assessment tool to help educators ensure that students with significant cognitive disabilities (or extensive support needs) leave high school with the skills they need to be successful.
For the Child Find ACCESS project, SRI Education is implementing a community-based, tailored approach to improving child find systems.
“The smartest people investment for future payback is a child’s education. Yet data continue to show opportunity gaps for underserved populations, those in poverty, and students of color. SRI Education works to strengthen the impact and broaden the reach of effective teaching and learning interventions, policies, and programs that will ensure an equitable education for all students.”
President, SRI Education
“I enjoy working at SRI because of the many opportunities for growth. I am constantly challenged to learn new things on the job, whether it’s from my talented colleagues or from complex project work.”
Education Research Associate
“I feel like it’s our obligation as caring adults to make sure that kids are spending time on enriching activities that will prepare them to be successful and happy, and that’s at the heart of everything we’re doing at SRI Education.”
Education Researcher, SRI Education
We work with you to develop and scale evidence-based practices by focusing on what works, for whom, how and why. Our experienced teams combine strong project management skills with deep technical expertise.
Research and evaluation
We discover and test the impact of policies, programs and interventions through early-stage implementation research, survey research, policy analysis, extant data analysis, and large-scale experimental and quasi-experimental studies.
We use data from online educational technologies to understand how students learn, translate findings into actionable feedback, and automate data collection and analysis.
We design and validate assessments using gold-standard methods including evidence-centered design , Universal Design for Learning , and SRI technologies – artificial intelligence , speech recognition, video-based analytics and multi-sensing behavior analytics.
We support sustainable improvement of national, state and local education efforts through data-driven decision making, evidence-based practices, professional development events and tailored coaching.
We apply rigorous research and development services and deep content knowledge throughout the product development lifecycle, including ideation workshops, early prototype design and user and classroom testing.