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We partner with communities, researchers, and practitioners to produce research to improve and strengthen
the well-being of youth, inform policy and practice, and emphasize equity and capacity-building in
youth-serving organizations.



Enhancing Quality Early Learning Experiences for Dual Language Learners

A local research partnership explores the potential of culturally and linguistically responsive practices and meaningful family engagement.

Stanford Launches Research Collaborative with Nine Local School Districts

GSE joins with area school leaders to dig into questions about the experience of English learners.

Where Data Lead, Success Follows

A collaborative of rural California districts band together to focus on college readiness.

“The next America will be forged in America’s communities. That’s where the fabric of our society is being rewoven.”

John W. Gardner

Meet the man behind our mission.