The Commonwealth Educational Policy Institute provides research, analysis and training for policymakers, school systems and the larger education community.

A project of the Virginia Commonwealth University Center for Public Policy

Our services

The Commonwealth Educational Policy Institute at Virginia Commonwealth University contracts with school divisions and policy agencies to provide a wide range of policy development and administrative services, including policy audits and staff policy training.

CEPI polls

Our annual survey gauges public support for currents issues affecting education.

The 2015 Commonwealth Education Poll is a current statewide survey of adult public opinion in Virginia on a range of education policy questions concerning K-12 schools and higher education. It is conducted and published by CEPI. The margin of error for the poll is +/- 4.1 percentage points.