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Rethinking Education

The Center for Research on Educational Opportunity, part of the University of Notre Dame's Institute for Educational Initiatives, conducts basic and applied research on schools and the learning process. Continue Reading

CREO Postdoc

CREO's postdoctoral program provides rigorous training and research experiences for recent Ph.D. recipients. This program strengthens CREO's research capabilities, establishes the Institute for Educational Initiatives as a training center in educational research, and further integrates Notre Dame's teaching and research mission. Continue Reading


The Center for Research on Educational Opportunity faculty publish in the top Sociology of Education journals and university presses. Its research studies the formal and informal organization of schools, the curriculum, teacher practices, and student social relationships to determine how these factors interact with student background and ability to affect student learning. Continue Reading

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