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Faculty & Research

Centers, Projects, and Initiatives

Research Centers and Projects

Center for Education Policy Research (CEPR)

The Center for Education Policy Research is a unique partnership among districts, states, foundations, and university-based researchers designed to leverage the overwhelming amount of data to address education policy questions and improve outcomes for all students. 

Center on the Developing Child (HCDC)

The Center on the Developing Child drives science-based innovation that achieves breakthrough outcomes for children facing adversity.

Education Entrepreneurship

A comprehensive view of the entrepreneurship-related courses, research, and student initiatives at HGSE.

The EdRedesign Lab

EdRedesign champions a broad, holistic model of developmental and educational opportunity for all children and youth, especially those affected by racism and poverty. We serve as a catalyst, through research, advocacy, and collaborative action, advancing the cradle-to-career field by promoting cross-sector community-based systems of support and opportunity to provide all children clear and accessible pathways to well-being, educational attainment, and upward mobility.

The Immigration Initiative at Harvard

Advancing and promoting interdisciplinary scholarship, original research, and intellectual exchange in immigration policy and immigrant communities.

Making Caring Common

Making Caring Common helps educators, parents, and communities raise children who are caring, responsible to their communities, and committed to justice.

Project Zero

Project Zero poses fundamental questions of human potential—including intelligence, learning, critical thinking, and creativity—as they relate to contemporary issues facing an array of educational settings, such as schools, families, museums, and businesses. 

Public Education Leadership Project (PELP)

The Public Education Leadership Project seeks to improve the management and leadership competencies of public school leaders in order to drive greater educational outcomes. 

REACH - Research, Education, and Action for Refugees Around the World

Through collaborative research, education and action, REACH fosters welcoming communities and quality education in settings of migration and displacement

Reach Every Reader

Reach Every Reader seeks to make significant progress on the crisis in early literacy and operates with the vision that all children will be readers with the skills, knowledge, and interest to read for learning and pleasure.

Saul Zaentz Early Education Initiative

The Saul Zaentz Early Education Initiative promotes the knowledge, professional learning, and collective action necessary to cultivate optimal early learning environments and experiences.

Faculty and HGSE-based Research Initiatives