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!
Design for Impact—Teacher Residencies that Last
Report provides actionable guidance for designing financially sustainable teacher residency programs.
Innovative Staffing to Personalize Learning—New Teaching Roles + Blended Learning
New report analyzes eight schools and school networks that are not only personalizing learning, but also getting learning results with disadvantaged students.
Partnership for LA Schools—Slow & Steady Wins the Race
Report examines the Partnership’s in-district turnaround model and its impact on student achievement.
Study of Opportunity Culture shows large student learning gains with multi-classroom leadership.
When Charter Enrollment Grows—Issues and Authorizing
Report examines changes as charter enrollment grows in a city, and authorizers’ role to ensure all students access.