Services We Provide

Policy

Matthew Nathan
Senior Director, Development
415.615.3179

Will funding changes for education lead to improved academic achievement? How can elected and appointed officials know whether current or proposed actions will have the desired outcomes for schools, districts, and communities? What are the interests in common across leadership perspectives, and where are there gaps?

WestEd policy analyses bring clarity to complex issues by examining all sides and presenting non-partisan, research-based findings to inform leaders at the national, state, district, and local levels.

We bring different disciplinary perspectives (education, health, labor, justice, child welfare) to bear on the policy issues in question so that our clients can make fully informed decisions that result in positive impact.