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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.



Lessons from Linked Learning High Schools

This guidebook offers seven illustrative profiles of California educators and their partners who are collaborating to develop integrated student supports for college and career readiness.

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.

How School Suspensions Affect Students' Well-Being in School

Jaymes Pyne, our newest research associate, shares insights from his recent paper, Suspended Attitudes: Exclusion and Emotional Disengagement from School.


“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.