Marzano Research Laboratory (MRL) is nationally and internationally known for its research syntheses and meta-analyses that are widely used to influence school and district practices. Publications such as Classroom Instruction That Works, School Leadership That Works, Classroom Assessment and Grading That Works, and Making Standards Useful in the Classroom, written by CEO Dr. Robert Marzano, have been the education industry’s best sellers for the past decade, demonstrating how useful research can be to influence practice.
RMC Research Corporation (RMC) is nationally known for its research and technical assistance capabilities. RMC Research conducts rigorous quantitative and qualitative studies, operates multiple comprehensive centers to show educators and others how to translate research to practice, and has authored multiple modules in the What Works Clearinghouse.
Augenblick, Palaich and Associates (APA) is nationally known for its work in school finance and state funding for public schools. Their work has influenced both state and national policy, and they continue to be one of the best resources in the United States for analysis of fiscal issues, including cost-benefit analyses.