SRI studied programs across several states that offer college enrollment to high school-age students, and recommended improvements.
SRI designed and implemented the process for updating the Department of Education plan for applying the advanced technologies used in our daily lives to the U.S. education system.
SRI Education is evaluating the efficacy of Discipline in the Secondary Classroom (DSC), a positive and proactive approach to classroom management developed by Safe & Civil Schools. SRI will assess whether DSC helps improve high school teachers’ classroom discipline practices and students’...
Foundations is a comprehensive approach to behavior management that guides school staff in designing a proactive and positive schoolwide discipline plan. Foundations is designed to help educators and support staff expand skills in effective supervision, discipline, positive behavior support, and...
SRI studied five charter schools to determine if students outperformed their counterparts at traditional schools.
This is a study of IDEA school model implementation and of the growth of a charter school system during a four-year expansion in the Rio Grande Valley, San Antonio, and Austin.
Across the U.S., policymakers are experimenting with various strategies for improving educator quality and student achievement. SRI led an evaluation of three closely related human capital management initiatives in Massachusetts.
SRI and Child Trends worked together to design and implement a strong formative and summative evaluation of two projects within Minnesota’s RTT-ELC grant: Early Learning Scholarships and Title I-PreK Incentives.
SRI is examining the impact of this program that combines strong academics with real-world experience. Its goal: to help students build a strong foundation for success in college and careers—and life.
SRI is evaluating the effectiveness of high schools that offer students the opportunity to simultaneously pursue a high school diploma and earn up to two years of college credits.
Through its evaluation of the Engage New England initiative, SRI is helping the Barr Foundation and the broader education community better understand how to design and implement innovative schools for students who are off track to graduate high school.
SRI examined the initiative's impact on improving academic outcomes for more than 10,000 high-need children.
SRI is evaluating the McKnight Foundation’s effort to improve the literacy achievement of pre–K through third grade students in the Twin Cities through pathways that integrate and enhance prekindergarten through third grade literacy education.
SRI and partners are examining this public-private alliance, which strives to ensure that all of the state's high school students achieve their highest educational potential.
Learning that takes place over the Internet is one of the fastest growing trends in uses of technology in K–12 education. SRI’s research and evaluation examine the effectiveness of different models of online learning relative to each other and to traditional face-to-face courses.
SRI examined the effectiveness of academic, social/behavioral, and vocational interventions for students with autism.
Improving California high schools through leadership capacity building. SRI is evaluating an initiative that supports the development and implementation of leadership structures and practices associated with effective schools and positive student outcomes.
SRI is evaluating the effectiveness of a program for struggling adolescent readers.
SRI is evaluating strategies to improve the academic achievement of children with disabilities as they tackle early reading challenges.
SRI synthesized findings across model demonstration projects to identify factors that lead to high-quality implementation, sustainability, and wider adoption of evidence-based practices.
SRI and partners will address the performance of economically disadvantaged students, American Indian students, English learners, and those receiving special education services.
Since 2008, SRI has been studying the implementation of the Teacher Incentive Fund, which seeks to reform educator compensation to reward effectiveness, steer effective educators to high-need schools and content areas, and support ongoing school and educator improvement.
Conventional tests often fail to measure what is most important in student learning. Since 2001, SRI has been measuring important knowledge, skills, and abilities in science.
SRI Education is assessing whether the Second Step and Bounce Back programs of Project SECURE improve elementary school students’ academic and behavioral outcomes, especially regarding school disciplinary consequences.
REL Appalachia works in partnership with school districts, state departments of education, and other education stakeholders in Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia to develop high-quality research and to use and disseminate research findings to improve student outcomes.
Learn about evidence-based practices that ultimately support all students’ positive behavior, mental health, and well-being.
SRI is studying the implementation and early outcomes of a new educator evaluation system in Massachusetts designed to improve educator quality and student achievement.
SRI is studying the implementation and outcomes of one Massachusetts district’s performance-based compensation system funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Teacher Incentive Fund grant.
SRI evaluated the impact of an initiative to create more high-quality educational options across Chicago.
This project sought to answer state policymakers’ immediate questions about early implementation of California’s new school finance system, the Local Control Funding Formula.
SRI is analyzing the impact of the Center's efforts to recruit, support, and train effective teachers in Texas.
SRI examined data on 900 young adults with autism to characterize their school and career choices after high school.
SRI evaluated the impact of teachers’ participation in a professional development intervention to improve teachers’ knowledge, attitudes, and instructional strategies in math across preschool to third grade classrooms.