A statement from our team

On the verdict in the George Floyd murder trial and the need for continued action.

OAKLAND, CA (April 22, 2021)The nation watched as a monumental verdict was issued: guilty. While some say justice was served, others rightly point out that no amount of justice will bring George Floyd back to his family nor community.

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A statement from our team

On the rise of xenophobia, hate crimes, and attacks against the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community.

OAKLAND, CA (March 18, 2021) — We are deeply saddened by the horrific tragedies in Georgia, which took eight innocent lives, including those of six women of Asian descent. An attack on one of our communities is an attack on all of us.

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Analysis: Unlocking the Data Reveals 814 High Schools in 9 States That Prepare Their Graduates for Success in College and in Life

Originally published in The 74

April 25, 2018 — Many students will soon be throwing their graduation caps in the air, closing the chapter on high school as they start to write their next chapter of life. Our hope and expectation is that high school prepared them for what’s next. The truth is, for most students, we have no idea. Continue reading “”

Research on Parents and School Information

How Do Parents Research and Choose Schools? — GreatSchools 2013

How Americans Assess School Quality — Jon Valant Stanford 2013

Effects of Providing Info to School-Choosing Families — Stanford 2012

The Presentation of School Information — Peter Bergman Columbia 2013

How Parents Research Schools — Qualitative Study Rockman et al 2012

From time to time we do research to see what strategies are most helpful to parents and to make improvements. In some cases, we work with outside parties (e.g., university researchers) to implement this research and analyze data. We don’t share your identifiable information with outside researchers unless it was provided by you in a user survey or already publicly available.