What is ERIN Project?
ERIN Project is a powerful tool designed to analyze the U.S. Education system through five key lenses:
policy, research, organizations, funders and technology.
ERIN Project is a free, impartial, and up-to-date database.
Who Created ERIN Project?
ERIN Project was created by the Laura and John Arnold Foundation. You can learn more about LJAF by visiting www.arnoldfoundation.org.
How ERIN Project is Structured
ERIN Project's data is grouped into five general categories:
- Organizations working in education; and
- Information technology.
In addition, ERIN Project highlights 13 highly relevant subject areas in today's education landscape:
- charter schools
- school choice
- school funding
- curriculum and programs
- student and parent support
- technology in schools
- running effective schools
We select our information for the five categories as follows:
Foundation Center, which maintains a proprietary database that is updated periodically, provides funder and grant information.
ERIN Project partners with academic professionals nationwide to identify methodologically-sound and touchstone research in their respective fields.
Sandra Bond Chapman, Ph.D.
- Assisted by Michael A. Motes, Ph.D.
- Matthew M. Chingos, Ph.D.
Peter Goff, Ph.D.
- Advised by Ellen Goldring, Ph.D.
- Dan Goldhaber, Ph.D.
- Steve Graham, Ph.D.
Jay P. Greene, Ph.D.
- Assisted by Jonathan N. Mills, Ph.D.
- Paul Hill, Ph.D.
- Chris Lonigan, Ph.D.
Deborah K. Reed, Ph.D.
- Advised by Sharon Vaughn, Ph.D.
Robert Siegler, Ph.D.
- Assisted by Lisa K. Fazio, Ph.D.
- Herbert J. Walberg, Ph.D.
- Grover Whitehurst, Ph.D.
- Sandra Bond Chapman, Ph.D.
ERIN Project profiles public policies that are prominent in education, including examples of both actual and model legislation.
ERIN Project works with education experts to identify organizations that are active in public education. ERIN Project draws upon publicly available information and coordinates directly with organizations to create profiles.
ERIN project works with New School Venture Fund's Education Technology Landscape Map to identify current classroom technologies.
ERIN project draws upon publicly available information and coordinates directly with companies to create profiles.
Your input and suggestions are welcomed, both on improving the database and on information that should be included. Please direct any comments, feedback, or inquiries about ERIN Project's process, profiles, or content to the data team.