Inquiry with Influence: Realizing the Potential of Research-Supported Policymaking with the New Wheelock Educational Policy Center


BU Wheelock officially launched the new Wheelock Educational Policy Center (WEPC) as part of a commitment to transforming systems that impact learning for a thriving and just future. Watch the webinar to learn about WEPC’s approach to rigorous, policy-relevant research and to meet the WEPC-affiliated faculty driving a research agenda aimed to improve opportunities and holistic outcomes […]

Charting a Course: Navigating towards influential pandemic-era data and research insights

Event SummaryIn the 18-months since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers affiliated with Boston University's Wheelock Educational Policy Center have been working to provide perspective on the implications and opportunities caused by this unprecedented disruption to our educational systems. Now, as we enter the 2021-22 academic year, we’re looking ahead and want to engage in a proactive discussion about […]

Day 1 (In-Person) 2022 BU Wheelock Spring Forum: Examining how teacher workforce policies shape an equity-centered education

Teachers are undeniably key to student success, but their daily, individual decisions and actions are inextricably shaped by a much larger system of decisions at the national, state and district level. Whether deciding to become a teacher in the first place, choosing which school to teach at, how to spend time once in the classroom, […]

WEPC @ AEFP 2023

WEPC is thrilled to be participating in this year's Association for Education Finance and Policy (AEFP) 2023 Conference. In addition to a number of faculty and student presentations that were selected for inclusion in the agenda, most of our WEPC affiliated colleagues and a number of our policy partners will be in attendance. For those […]

Ed Policy Spring Seminar Series

Register for one or all. Events are in-person. Lunch provided. Space limited. Reserve your spot now. Boston University's Department of Educational Leaderhsip and Policy Studies and The Wheelock Educational Policy Center are excited to host three leading scholars this spring for a Ed Policy Seminar Series. Given growing interest in our local community and increased […]