Key Research Areas
K-12 Education: Over the past several decades, we have seen an array of reforms designed to improve K-12 education. Our goal is to provide an equity perspective on K-12 education reform initiatives and identify issues critical to improving educational opportunity in Maryland.
Access to College and Career Readiness: As the value of a college degree increases policy-makers have increasingly focused on access to college and college and career readiness. If we are to prepare students adequately for college and want to give them equal access to college and career opportunities, we need to understand the challenges students face as they move towards their college and career goals.
Social and Economic Inequities: The Maryland Equity Project intends to bring a multi-disciplinary approach to addressing the educational challenges in Maryland. The goal is to expand the dialogue around educational issues to include social and economic factors outside the schools and generate a body of research informed by different kinds of knowledge.