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Organizations that Conduct and Promote Research

Education Resources Information Center
ERIC provides unlimited access to more than 1.3 million bibliographic records of journal articles and other education-related materials, with hundreds of new records added multiple times per week.

Education Northwest
Formerly Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, Education Northwest conducts more than 200 projects annually, working with schools, districts, and communities across the country on comprehensive, research-based solutions to the challenges they face.

What Works Clearinghouse
A central and trusted source of scientific evidence for what works in education.

Kids Count Data Center
Access hundreds of measures of child well-being.

Education Research and Data Center
The ERDC conducts analyses of early learning, K-12, and higher education programs and education issues across the P-20 system. The system includes the following agencies and institutions:

The ERDC also works with other agencies that have significant roles in conducting and supporting education research.

Harvard Family Research Project
The Family Involvement Network of Educators (FINE) is a community of thousands of educators, practitioners, policymakers, and researchers dedicated to strengthening family–school–community partnerships.

Washington State Institute for Public Policy
The Institute’s mission is to carry out practical, non-partisan research—at legislative direction—on issues of importance to Washington State. The Institute conducts research using its own policy analysts and economists, specialists from universities, and consultants.

United States Education Dashboard
Published by the US Department of Education, the Dashboard is intended to spur and inform conversations about how to improve educational results.

The National Center for Culturally Responsive Educational Systems
The National Center for Culturally Responsive Educational Systems (NCCRESt), a project funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs, provides technical assistance and professional development to close the achievement gap between students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and their peers, and reduce inappropriate referrals to special education. The project targets improvements in culturally responsive practices, early intervention, literacy, and positive behavioral supports.

Eliminating the Gaps

Family Engagement

Student Support

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