The Policy Evaluation and Research Center (PERC) conducts and disseminates research on quality and equity in education. The focus of the research is frequently on expanding access, elevating achievement and increasing attainment. The scope of the research spans from Pre-K to graduate and first-professional education and the workplace. The center’s work informs the public about education policy, learning and assessment.
PERC's activities include:
- conducting research that advances the knowledge of policies and practices in education
- convening forums to discuss research and ways to improve education
- informing the public about findings and recommendations