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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WEPC Faculty @JoshGoodman_BU weighs in on @nytimes coverage of debates around Algebra throughout the country. Josh's work studying inequitable access to rigorous math coursework certainly shapes this perspective.

https://www.nytimes.com/2024/05/22/nyregion/middle-school-math-algebra.html

See more at: https://wheelockpolicycenter.org/high-quality-education/math-ability-signals/

Excited to present my research at the @UChicago Conference on Discrimination, organized by @BeckerFriedman & @RustandyCenter, May 14-15, 2024. Looking forward to engaging with fellow attendees & contributing to this crucial conversation. @BU_Tweets @BUWheelock @wheelock_policy

Leveraging Economic Data to Understand the Education Workforce http://nces.ed.gov/blogs/nces/post/leveraging-economic-data-to-understand-the-education-workforce

Holy cow, very cool.

The end of an academic year is always a bit bittersweet as we see some of our favorite people take exciting new steps in their careers (& also because there is usually cake)! @abacherhicks @christocleve @wdelgadophd & Chelsie Ahn - We’re so lucky to have had you in our midst!

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