Center for Education Data and Research
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The Center for Education Data and Research (CEDR) is an organization based at the University of Washington Bothell that researches education issues in order to influence education policy. According to its Web page, it "addresses the disjuncture that exists between research, policy, and practice by conducting high-quality research and broadly disseminating it to give policymakers".
The Center for Education Data and Research lists its research areas as: 
- "human capital policies that influence the composition, distribution, and quality of teachers in the workforce"
- targeted school interventions
- accountability policies under the federal No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB)
- charter schools and vouchers
Research methods include "quantitative experimental and quasi-experimental methods as well as qualitative case study approaches".
- Dan Goldhaber, director
- Jerald Herting, affiliate researcher
- John Krieg, affiliate researcher
- Lesley Lavery, affiliate researcher
- Mark Long, affiliate researcher
- Mike Puma, affiliate researcher
The Center for Education Data and Research is funded by:
- TheCarnegie Corporation of New York
- The Joyce Foundation
- Several anonymous foundations