Education Week Research Center

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The Education Week Research Center is a division of Editorial Projects in Education, the non-profit organization that publishes Education Week. With a staff of full-time researchers, the Research Center conducts annual policy surveys, collects data, and performs analyses that appear in the Quality Counts, Technology Counts, and Diplomas Count annual issues of Education Week. The Center also manages the Education Counts database of state policy indicators, releases periodic special reports on a variety of topics, and contributes data and analysis to coverage in Education Week and on

The Education Week Research Center also conducts independent, unbiased research projects for outside organizations on a grant or contract basis. For more information, please call (301) 280-3100 or e-mail

Christopher B. Swanson

Senior Research Associate
Sterling Lloyd

Research Associate
Sean Chalk

Research Center Intern
Marcia Straut

Business Analyst
Gaurav Kohli