About

The Better Schools for Maryland Initiative is a nonpartisan program led by the Maryland Public Policy Institute to shed light on the challenges and opportunities facing Maryland’s public school system. 

Through public surveys and policy research and analysis, Better Schools in Maryland aims to inform citizens and public servants about the state of public education in Maryland and offer policy ideas to puts student performance first. 


About the Maryland Public Policy Institute:

Founded in 2001, the Maryland Public Policy Institute is a nonpartisan public policy research and education organization that focuses on state policy issues. Our goal is to provide accurate and timely research analysis of Maryland policy issues and market these findings to key primary audiences.

The mission of the Maryland Public Policy Institute is to formulate and promote public policies at all levels of government based on principles of free enterprise, limited government, and civil society.

In order to maintain objectivity and independence, the Institute accepts no government funding and does not perform contract research. The Institute is recognized as a 501(c)(3) research and education organization under the Internal Revenue Code.