Center for Education Policy, Applied Research, and Evaluation

The Center for Education Policy, Applied Research and Evaluation (CEPARE) is devoted to promoting evidence-based decision making from the school house to the state house. Learn more about Center for Education Policy, Applied Research, and Evaluation.

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Join CEPARE Education Policy Network

Connect with the CEPARE network. Join our mailing list to receive policy updates, publication announcements and notice of public policy testimony and presentations.
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Proficiency-based Education at CEPARE

CEPARE is exploring implementation of proficiency-based education through an on-going 5-year MEPRI study in Maine, national presentations and outreach in schools.

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Program Evaluation

Current program evaluation partners working with CEPARE include American Museum of Natural History, GEAR UP, Portland School of Ballet, & public school districts.
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Recent Publications

Several MEPRI policy reports commissioned by the Maine Legislature were published in 2016, examining virtual charter schools, proficiency-based education & more.