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Center for Education Policy Research stories

By Emily Boudreau 03/01/2021 3:50 PM EST
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As part of the PIER Public Seminar, researcher Ben Castleman discusses how conditional cash transfers — and other nudges — can improve college-going behavior.
By 10/07/2020 1:41 PM EDT
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How COVID is affecting school funding — and what can districts do to weather the fiscal uncertainties.
By Leah Shafer 05/17/2019 4:22 PM EDT
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Over 10 years, the Strategic Data Project at HGSE has rewritten the script for how research can inform practice — building a network of data specialists dedicated to student success
By Danielle LeCourt 04/15/2019 4:05 PM EDT
PIER Fellows
The PIER Fellowship at the Center for Education Policy Research is yielding far-reaching impact — and changing the way education policy leaders are trained.
By 03/20/2019 3:18 PM EDT
Shedding light on what it really takes to build a highly expert cadre of mathematics teachers.
By News editor 02/06/2019 8:22 AM EST
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With the launch of a new national initiative and a network of district partners, the Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard University will partner with rural schools to move the needle on absenteeism and college readiness and enrollment.
By News editor 10/16/2017 12:31 PM EDT
Access for All
Study from the Center for Education Policy Research reveals net gains in student achievement growth despite initial declines.
By Lory Hough 01/08/2017 5:00 AM EST
Dear Data. I Need You. Faster.
By Leah Shafer 06/09/2016 3:03 PM EDT
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A new study reveals that educators use research. Now — how to maximize its potential?
By Jill Anderson 03/24/2016 8:55 AM EDT
Data Dialogue
First- and second-year doctoral candidates from Harvard interested in quantitative education research should apply by April 5.