A policy institute or think tank conducts research and engages in advocacy around a particular issue, from a stated viewpoint. This is a selected list of policy institutes and think tanks that deal with education issues. There are many policy institutes that focus on sub-issues within education.
Non-Profit corporation. Research includes K-12 assessment and accountability, school reform, teachers and teaching, higher education, military education and training, worker training, and substance-abuse prevention in schools.