• Our June window for submission of applications to conduct research in the Boston Public Schools has closed. Please allow 60 days after submission to inquire about the status of an application. Applicants who submitted during the June window should receive decision letters in August.

    Applications will be accepted during the following windows in SY20-21:

    June 1 – June 30, 2020

    October 1- October 31, 2020

    February 1- Feburary 28, 2021

     *Please note that these windows may change.   


    Modifications due to COVID-19

    • SY20-21 Modifications to Research due to COVID Memo.
    • Please review the updated SY20-21 Policy and Guidelines document for updated policies related to primary data collection, use of digital data collection tools, and increased student security precautions. There will be no in-person data collection in SY20-21.
    • For continuing research, please update your proposed research design section to comply with the data collection restriction. Any modifications made in your research design due to COVID-19 need to be approved by your IRB before submitting for continuation.
    • For new research, provide detailed descriptions of primary data collection in digital spaces in the research design section of your research proposal.