Helping schools extend the reach of excellent teachers, principals, and their teams to more students, for more pay, within budget—providing educator career opportunities and enabling student growth.
Public Impact is a team of professionals from many backgrounds, including former teachers, who want to devise and advance visionary but practical ideas to improve K–12 education. We are researchers, thought leaders, policy experts, tool-builders, and on-the-ground change-makers who work with education leaders.
We provide innovative solutions, level-headed research and customized service for clients who want to dramatically improve learning outcomes for all students. Through our thought leadership, we help our clients engage in dramatic change that is supported by teachers, administrators, and their communities.
Our clients include private foundations, federal, state and local policymakers, innovative districts, charter authorizers, education nonprofits, and other change-oriented leaders. Our partners include teachers and education organizations interested in identifying and implementing bold ideas that achieve impact. Interested in learning more or working with us? Contact us!
Autonomous District Schools–A New Kind of High-Quality, Innovative Public School
Report illuminates how districts are implementing autonomous district schools to gain charter-like flexibilities and opportunities.
Built to Grow–A Case Study of IDEA Public Schools
Report describes how IDEA continues to expand and thrive as the charter sector slows.
Employment Opportunities—Join the growing Public Impact team!
We are hiring entry-level consultants for Summer 2019 start dates. Smart, driven candidates committed to excellence please apply! Deadline for applications is February 13, 2019.
Closing Achievement Gaps—In Diverse and Low-Poverty Schools
Report commissioned by Oak Foundation proposes a fresh, complete package of approaches to closing achievement gaps in diverse schools.
Design for Impact—Teacher Residencies that Last
Report provides actionable guidance for designing financially sustainable teacher residency programs.