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The Education Policy Center at American Institutes for Research (AIR) provides rigorous research- and evidence-based perspectives on education issues spanning prekindergarten to careers, including reports, briefs, legislative guides, and our InformED blog—all written by AIR experts.


Julee Newberger, Interim Director

Jenni Fipaza, Project Manager

Carol Knopes, Editor




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Recent Blog Posts

02 May 2017
How can states ensure students with disabilities receive meaningful educational benefits, as guaranteed by IDEA—and now required by the Supreme Court?
29 Mar 2017
Could offering prisoners more education and work experience inside prison be a key solution to mass incarceration in the U.S.?
24 Feb 2017
Revised Head Start rules include four major program changes. Are they research-based?