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Educational Impact Evaluation

SRI's education researchers conduct objective impact evaluations designed to assess how well a program or policy is meeting its goals. Using experimental and quasi-experimental impact evaluation methods, we assess short- and long-term impacts on students, teachers, schools, and systems.

Projects

Santa Clara County Office of Education Strong Start Pay for Success Feasibility Study

SRI partnered with the Santa Clara County Office of Education on its Preschool Development Grants–Preschool Pay for Success Feasibility Pilot grant to study using a Pay for Success (PFS) model to initiate and/or expand a high-quality preschool program intended to improve learning outcomes for the...

Collaborative Math: Creating Sustainable Excellence in Mathematics for Head Start Programs

With the Erikson Institute, SRI is exploring the promise of Collaborative Math in promoting math learning in Head Start centers in the city of Chicago.

Evaluation of CoolThink@JC: A computational thinking initiative in Hong Kong primary schools

Around the world, teaching the problem-solving process known as computational thinking (CT) is increasingly recognized as a critical enabler for future success in a digital society. While CT initiatives often begin at secondary levels, some schools are beginning to address CT education at the...

Evaluation of Amplify Science Middle School Curriculum

A new vision for K-12 science classrooms outlined by the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) recasts science proficiency as not only what students know, but also the extent to which they can use and apply what they know. This knowledge-in-use perspective represents a different way of thinking...