About Us

At the heart of the school’s research mission is a commitment to understanding the educational transformations needed in today’s world. This theme is pursued in six main areas of research:

  • Equity of opportunity for ethnically, linguistically, and economically diverse learners
  • Teaching and learning in science and math
  • Innovative approaches to literacy
  • Early childhood education and development
  • Out-of-school learning
  • Interfaces between technology and education 

Research projects address topics as diverse as information and communications technologies; cognition in science; race and urban education; educational policy and school reform; program evaluation; reading, language, and literacy; arts education; and intelligence theory. A variety of qualitative, survey, and experimental design methodologies are represented in the work of the faculty, as are diverse theoretical perspectives.

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