The Center for Research and Reform in Education at Johns Hopkins University is committed to expanding the body of knowledge on what makes educational programs and initiatives effective.

For nearly two decades, we’ve helped education professionals obtain the evidence they need to make smart decisions and make the case for change in their schools, districts, and communities. In addition to sharing our ongoing research, we provide an array of evaluation services to school districts, educational organizations, and other stakeholders.

Our Evaluation Services

Our experts work closely with educators and program developers to build personalized evaluation plans that span grade levels and content areas. We also help design and administer surveys and assist with creating evidence portfolios.

“Our work in generating and disseminating evidence is making a tremendous difference right now in schools around the world.”

Steven Ross Professor and Evaluation Director
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Evidence-Based Education

We’re advocates for using evidence to guide policy and practices. In addition to our comprehensive evaluation services, our experts have created a variety of free, online resources for educators, researchers, and policymakers.

The Best Evidence Encyclopedia

Among our educational research solutions, we’ve created The Best Evidence Encyclopedia. This robust resource offers reviews of K-12 educational programs

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Education Research Newsletters

Stay up to date with the latest research and best practices. Our experts publish several recurring publications, including Best Evidence in Brief, ProvenTutoring, and Evidence for ESSA Quarterly.

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