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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Emergency-licensed Massachusetts teachers performed similarly to other new, traditionally licensed teachers, according to a report by Boston University’s @wheelock_policy. Learn more about the 2023 study:

This new paper by @OliviaLChi is definitely worth your time.

A Classroom Observer Like Me: The Effects of Race-Congruence and Gender-Congruence between Teachers and Raters on Observation Scores

Massachusetts emergency licensed teachers performed as well as other new educators via @annamerod @K12DiveNews #maedu #mapoli @wheelock_policy @BUWheelock @abacherhicks @OliviaLChi @atichnorwagner @MASchoolsK12

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