Research Agenda

LAERI research studies fall under the following broad topics:

  • Pathways to Proficiency
  • High School Graduation, College Enrollment and Completion
  • Closing the Achievement Gap
  • Interventions and School Improvement Efforts

Current Research Projects

  • College Preparation, Enrollment, and Persistence in the Los Angeles Unified School District (in collaboration with UCLA), including:
    • Exploration of College Readiness Supports in LAUSD
    • College Enrollment, Persistence, and Completion in LAUSD
    • Understanding the Pathways to College for Young Men of Color in LAUSD
  • Exploring Counselor Perspectives and Supports for College Readiness and Success for LAUSD students
  • College Readiness Benchmarks in the Elementary and Middle School Years and the Strategies and Practices that Help Students Meet Them (in collaboration with UCLA)