Education Research


2M’s Education Research practice area was launched in May 2016 is supported by a highly skilled and talented team of education researchers and analysts.

Within the span of a year, our Education Research practice area has won the following projects:

  • A $3.9M contract with NSF to evaluate the Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (INCLUDES) initiative
    • A $3.9M contract with ED to run the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) Monitoring and State Improvement Planning (MSIP) SPP/APR System and Customer Service Database
      • A $2.6M contract with ED to run the Arts in Education (AIE) Grantee Technical Assistance
        • A $2.2M contract with NSF to evaluate the Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR)
          • A $626K Contract with NSF to evaluate the NSF Geoscience Education and Diversity Portfolio Evaluation (GeoED)
            • A subcontract on the What Works Clearinghouse: Postsecondary Education and Postsecondary Preparation Evidence Reporting (WWC-PEPPER) project
              • A subcontract on the Impact Evaluation of Parent Messaging Strategies on Student Attendance project

              Education Research Services

              • Technical Assistance and Training
                • Data Collection
                  • Data Management
                    • Survey Research (web, phone, mail, in-person, multimodal)
                      • Sampling
                        • Secondary Data Analysis
                          • Statistical Consulting
                            • Policy Analysis
                              • Social Network Analysis
                                • Ethnographic Research
                                  • Scientific Writing and Reporting

                                    Education Research Focus Areas

                                    • Education Policy
                                      • K-12 School Reform
                                        • Teacher and Leader Effectiveness
                                          • Dropout Prevention
                                            • College and Career Readiness
                                              • STEM Programs
                                                • Broadening Participation
                                                  • School Choice
                                                    • Early Childhood Outcomes
                                                      • At-Risk Youth
                                                        • After School Programs
                                                          • School Violence and Bullying
                                                            • Injury Prevention Programs
                                                              • School Health Policy and Programs
                                                                • Student Enrollment Projections

                                                                  Education Research Support Services

                                                                  • Capacity Building
                                                                    • Operations Research
                                                                      • Grants Management
                                                                        • Logistics and Conference Management
                                                                          • Program Planning
                                                                            • Strategy Consulting