Projects in Progress

WEPC researchers are currently working on a range of research projects that seek to inform and advance effective educational policies and practices.  


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COVID-19 and Changes in the Composition of the Massachusetts Teacher Workforce

WEPC is partnering with the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to understand the extent to which COVID-19 has led to changes in the composition of the teacher workforce in Massachusetts. 

Supporting the Lowest-Performing Students: Testing the Efficacy of Context-Specific Interventions in Urban Schools

WEPC is partnering with UP Education Network, a school management organization that serves six schools in Boston and Lawrence Massachusetts, to evaluate the impact of pilot interventions that incorporate strategies identified to improve results for the network’s lowest performing students in English language arts and math. This project is being funded by the Carnegie Foundation.