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. 

News & Events

March 14, 2016 Bangor Daily News editorial board referenced MEPRI's analysis of school districts' implementation of Maine's Proficiency-based Diploma legislation as well as a report examining college remediation trends.
MEPRI Report written by Erika Stump and Amy Johnson, "An Examination of Using Social Impact Bonds to Fund Education in Maine," which examines the structures and potential of this type of funding mechanism, was published in the February 2016 volume of the National Association of Financial Market Institutional Investors' research journal.
Portland Press Herald Maine Voices Article Cites MEPRI Report on Social Impact Bonds Gorham Savings Band President Chris Emmons endorses the use of 'Pay-for-Success' programs to fund early learning for Maine children. His article references a MEPRI report written by Erika Stump and Amy Johnson, "An Examination of Using Social Impact Bonds to Fund Education in Maine," which examines the structures and potential of this type of funding mechanism.