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We develop the next generation of leaders while supporting the education sector in transforming public school systems into learner-centered organizations that provide each and every student with exceptional learning experiences. 

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Latest Research


In this study of high schools in New England, CRPE and CPRL explore how lessons schools learned during the Covid-19 recovery period can contribute to more lasting, transformative shifts in high school that prepare young people not only for college or work, but to live a “good life” on their own terms. 

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Educators across the country are using high quality instructional materials to change their instruction. But what about using it to transform entire school systems? CPRL Executive Director Liz Chu and Senior Director Molly Gurny share their insights in "Curriculum: Not Your Average Silver Bullet."

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CPRL Alum Alejandra Vazquez Baur
Alumni Impact


As immigration to the U.S. has grown more in the last year than in recent history, and with sights set on the 2024 elections, Alejandra Vázquez Bauer is leading an effort to ensure migrant children receive the education they need to succeed, guided by her learnings as a teacher, an advocate, and at CPRL. 

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