Our Mission

The Wheelock Educational Policy Center (WEPC) conducts and disseminates rigorous, policy-relevant research in partnership with local, state, and federal policymakers and stakeholders to improve educational opportunities and holistic outcomes for traditionally marginalized students.

Our Research Partnerships

WEPC researchers are partnering with education agencies around the country to conduct rigorous research that informs and advances effective policies and practices. 

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Really interesting work on changing rates of special education identification during the pandemic.

Very glad the event study code from our bullying paper could help here, as there's no need for each of us to be re-inventing the wheel from scratch for each new paper.

.@NateJones_EDU's vision for systems-level research helped launch @wheelock_policy here at @BUWheelock a few years ago. Excited to see that same commitment driving conversations (and investments) at the federal level.

Glad to see additional coverage of some of our recent work in MA on #teacherlicensure get additional exposure...new years of data certainly adding to the complexity of the discussion but mixed-methods nature of this initial study holds important findings around the need to think

Recent research from MA shows emergency-licensed teachers and their peers with traditional licenses achieved similar student test score growth in math and English Language Arts.

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