NS4ed provides quality leadership, research, and guidance that promotes best practices leading to improvement in teaching and learning. They focus on action based research that leads to effective, proven practice and beneficial policymaking. By embedding local issues in the NS4ed theory of change, they ensure educators develop and sustain systemic change from within their local educational environment. From early childhood education to college & career readiness, quality instruction and improvement begins with strengths in teaching and learning. NS4ed takes the best of education research and the alignment of government policy to guide and inform priority initiatives and evaluate best practices across the country.