Empirical Education Inc. is a Silicon Valley-based research company that provides tools and services to help K-12 school systems make evidence-based decisions about the effectiveness of their programs, policies, and personnel. The company brings its expertise in research, data analysis, engineering, and project management to customers that include the U.S. Department of Education, educational publishers, foundations, leading research organizations, and state and local education agencies.
We are committed to providing independent, objective evidence while remaining sensitive to the unique context of the research site. Empirical Education is an advocate for using evidence in policy decisions. We provide information and recommendations to trade organizations, policy institutes, foundations, and government entities that make or influence policy and practices in education. Check out our empirical team.
From large-scale RCTs to single district data studies, our research is both rigorous and innovative.
Our analytical toolkit ranges from business intelligence, to experimental analytics, to econometrics.
We build tools for data collection, warehousing, analysis, and reporting for internal use by research partners and school system clients.
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A career at Empirical Education offers a unique opportunity: to make a difference in the world. Working in a small company provides exposure to many projects and significant responsibility. Team members collaborate, think creatively, and improve the lives of K-12 students and teachers throughout the country.