From developing novel assessment approaches to connecting students to necessary support services, our faculty’s research initiatives span a spectrum of impactful, equity-oriented work. Their studies confront the inequalities and injustices that must be mitigated for children, families, and communities to reach their full potential.
Henry Braun leads a task force that scrutinizes how we assess the development of people across various dimensions and pilots new measurements.
The 4 H Study of Positive Youth Development—a survey of 7,000 adolescents across 42 states—is one of several longitudinal studies Jackie Lerner has overseen.
In their scholarship, Maureen Kenny and David Blustein focus on systemic changes in institutions, like education, that influence people’s working lives.
Several Lynch School faculty improve educational policy through the Center, which is a global leader in assessing student achievement in mathematics, science, and reading across more than 60 countries.
This annual think tank-style meeting convenes community-based programs to exchange ideas, resources, and concerns. Program leaders discuss their programs’ development, achievements, and challenges to collaboratively develop best practices across the scope of program implementation.
Every year, the Institute for the Study and Promotion of Race and Culture hosts this event. Scholars, practitioners, educators, community activists, and policymakers from across the world gather to discuss racial and cultural issues that could benefit from pragmatic, scholarly, or grassroots approaches.