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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Prof. @JoshGoodman_BU was quoted in this Wired piece about the dangerous impact of heatwaves on students' learning outcomes:


#ClimateChange #GlobalWarming #BostonUniversity #WeAreWheelock #RemoteLearning

Did you miss @MarcusAWinters discussing Mississippi's literacy #edpolicy reforms on @CBSnews last night? "It's still fairly early [...], but it's certainly very promising," Winters says.

Watch the full segment: https://www.cbsnews.com/video/how-mississippi-boosted-its-reading-scores/

@BUexperts #earlyliteracy @jdickerson

First Ed policy internal seminar session of the semester is off and running - kicking off w/ @wdelgadophd talking teacher performance ratings. @BUWheelock @wheelock_policy

WEPC Faculty director @MarcusAWinters on @CBSNews tonight discussing recent research evaluating early literacy efforts in MS - emphasizing, importantly, the comprehensive nature of reforms underway there. See more here: https://bit.ly/WEPC-ReadbyGr3-MS

@BUexperts @BUWheelock @BU_Tweets

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