"The Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University is a national policy-research and reform support organization that promotes quality education for all children, especially in urban communities."
"The research agenda and recommendations of Brookings's experts are rooted in open-minded inquiry and our 300+ scholars represent diverse points of view. Research topics cover foreign policy, economics, development, governance and metropolitan policy."
"The Cato Institute is a public policy research organization — a think tank — dedicated to the principles of individual liberty, limited government, free markets and peace. Its scholars and analysts conduct independent, nonpartisan research on a wide range of policy issues."
"The Center for Education Policy Research is a unique partnership among districts, states, foundations, and university-based researchers designed to leverage the overwhelming amount of newly available school-, teacher-, and student-level data to address previously intractable policy questions in education and improve educational outcomes for all students."
"CPRS produces papers, issue briefs, & convenings that provide stakeholders with acute insight, rigorous analysis, and on-the-ground application. CPRS organizes its research around three forward-looking themes to help frame strong analysis, foster productive dialogue & inform good decision-making. These broad themes are: Re-imagining Diversity & Equity in Higher Education in the 21st Century -- Public Finance & Higher Education Systems -- Transformational Leadership"
"Established in 1997 and based at The University of Washington, The Center for the Study of Teaching & Policy functions as a national consortium of scholars from four research universities. CTP researchers share a commitment to advancing research-based understandings of system-wide efforts to improve learning and teaching, to enhance the quality of the teacher workforce, and to bolster the support systems for teachers as well as for others who are in a position to guide, direct, or support K-12 education."
"The Center on Education Policy is a national, independent advocate for public education and for more effective public schools. The Center helps Americans better understand the role of public education in a democracy and the need to improve the academic quality of public schools. We do not represent any special interests. Instead, we try to help citizens make sense of the conflicting opinions and perceptions about public education and create the conditions that will lead to better public schools."
"The Consortium for Higher Education Benchmarking Analysis™ provides a forum for the exchange of performance measurements and benchmarking data for all levels of higher education around the world. The association is currently a free organization with fees assessed only when members want to join specific benchmarking efforts."
"CPRE is a network of renowned researchers from universities and other institutions across the United States who study and publish on a range of topics relevant to education from early childhood to higher education at the local, state, and national level."
"The Education Week Research Center is a division of Editorial Projects in Education, the non-profit organization that publishes Education Week. With a staff of full-time researchers, the Research Center conducts annual policy surveys, as well as independent, unbiased research projects for outside organizations on a grant or contract basis."