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National Education Policy Center 
The National Education Policy Center, housed at University of Colorado at Boulder, produces and disseminates high-quality, per-reviewed research to inform education policy decisions.

American Educational Research Association 
The American Educational Research Association (AERA), founded in 1916 and currently in its 86th year, is concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education and by promoting the dissemination and practical application of research results.

Center for Applied Research and Educational Improvement 
CAREI is a collaborative organization that brings resources of the College of Education and Human Development and the University of Minnesota to bear on education issues in Minnesota and across the nation.

Center for Evaluation & Education Policy
The Center for Evaluation & Education Policy (CEEP), housed at Indiana University, promotes and supports rigorous program evaluation and education policy research primarily, but not exclusively, for educational, human services, and nonprofit organizations. CEEP takes a dynamic approach to evaluation and education policy research, using both quantitative and qualitative methodologies, including experimental designs.

Center for Teaching Quality
The Center for Teaching Quality (CTQ) seeks to improve student learning and advance the teaching profession by: cultivating teacher leadership, conducting timely research, and crafting smart policy. Barnett Berry is President and CEO of the Center for Teaching Quality.

Economic Policy Institute 
The Economic Policy Institute, located in Washington, D.C., is a non-profit think tank focused on the economic condition of low- and middle-income Americans and their families

Education Law Center
The Education Law Center (ELC) serves as the leading voice for New Jersey’s public school children and has become one of the most effective advocates for equal educational opportunity and education justice in the United States.

EducationNews is a fresh approach to the age-old problem of increasing coverage of education news. Unfortunately, education is not a topic that news organizations are able to provide premium coverage to all the time, thus ironically, all education experts face the same problem – the difficulty of educating the public.

The Education Policy Center at Michigan State University 
The EPC builds upon the solid foundation of MSU’s land-grant mission and the College of Education’s national and international reputation for education policy research in its mission to support and inform policy debates at every level of government.

National Education Writers Association
The Education Writers Association is dedicated to improving the quality and quantity of education coverage to create a better-informed society. It is a national professional organization of members of the media who specialize in education.

Rethinking Schools
Rethinking Schools began as a local effort to address problems such as basal readers, standardized testing, and textbook-dominated curriculum. Since its founding, it has grown into a nationally prominent publisher of educational materials, with subscribers in all 50 states, all 10 Canadian provinces, and many other countries.

Education at Illinois
Education at Illinois is committed to: 1) Engaging in research on critical issues in education.  2) Preparing teachers and leaders who will assume positions as educators, school administrators, researchers, and as policy makers at the state and federal levels and 3) Serving the State of Illinois and the nation through professional development programs, including alternative certification programs, and through outreach to P-12 schools, state government, community colleges, community agencies and private companies.

The Ohio Education Research Center (OERC)
The Ohio Education Research Center (OERC) was founded in 2012 by a group of researchers from Ohio universities and independent research organizations. The initial charge for the OERC came from the Ohio Department of Education’s Race to the Top program (RttT). This project focused on the role of the OERC to develop and implement a coherent P-20 education research agenda in collaboration with the Ohio Department of Education and Ohio Board of Regents (now the Ohio Department of Higher Education).

The Utah Education Policy Center (UEPC)
The Utah Education Policy Center (UEPC) is the foremost leader in providing valid, reliable, and rigorous research and evidence-based studies and support to improve educational leadership, policies, and practices and impact the future of education in Utah.  The UEPC specializes in collaborations with the education community locally and nationally. This unique relationship permits us to focus on current issues in education while also engaging University faculty from various disciplines to contribute their expertise and research.

The Center for Research in Education and Social Policy (CRESP)
The Center for Research in Education and Social Policy (CRESP) in the College of Education and Human Development recognizes that health, education, and community well-being are intertwined in a complex social web that challenges practitioners and policymakers alike. Founded in 2013, CRESP’s mission is to conduct rigorous research, program evaluation, and policy analysis to inform decisions at the local, state, and federal levels, thereby improving outcomes for children, youth, adults, and families.