SRI's education researchers conduct implementation evaluations of education programs and policies to understand how and why they are or are not achieving desired effects. Researchers document how goals and plans play out in different geographic, social, and policy contexts. We identify factors that enable and hinder program and policy implementation efforts, and provide timely feedback so that our clients can be more successful.
SRI Education is evaluating the efficacy of Discipline in the Secondary Classroom (DSC), a positive and proactive approach to classroom management developed by Safe & Civil Schools. SRI will assess whether DSC helps improve high school teachers’ classroom discipline practices and students’...
Through its evaluation of the Engage New England initiative, SRI is helping the Barr Foundation and the broader education community better understand how to design and implement innovative schools for students who are off track to graduate high school.
SRI Education is conducting rigorous research about the Apple and ConnectED initiative, to understand how technology integration can support teaching and learning at high-poverty schools.
With the Erikson Institute, SRI is exploring the promise of Collaborative Math in promoting math learning in Head Start centers in the city of Chicago.