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Community Collaboratives News Round-Up: April 2016

April 29, 2016
In the Media
Gardner Center Staff
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Each month, the Gardner Center gathers news related to the emerging field of research supporting community collaboratives to improve youth outcomes. We aim for this round up to provide a real-time view of developments in this field, and to continue the conversation about research-practice partnerships that began at the Research and Community Collaboratives Summit that we convened at Stanford University. 
 

Opinion / Blog Posts

DESIGNING YOUTH PARTICIPATORY ACTION RESEARCH PATHWAYS 
Nicole Mirra, dmlcentral Blog [April 4, 2016] 

SURVEY RESULTS: HOW SCHOOL AND DISTRICT LEADERS USE RESEARCH 
Kristen Davidson, National Center for Research in Policy and Practice Blog [April 6, 2016]

TOWARD A COLLABORATIVE AGENDA FOR EDUCATION REFORM
Dixon Slingerland and Antonia Hernandez, EdSource [April 6, 2016]

FEDERALLY-SUPPORTED EDUCATION RESEARCH DOESN'T NEED A DO-OVER 
Ruth Curran Neild via the Center on Children and Families' Evidence Speaks Series  [April 7, 2016]

WHAT IS THE CONCEPTUAL USE OF RESEARCH, AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT?
Caitlin Farrell and Cynthia Coburn, William T. Grant Foundation Blog [April 8, 2016]

PEOPLE AND PLACE MATTER WHEN ADDRESSING CHRONIC ABSENTEEISM
Alexandra Derian, Urban Institute's UrbanWire Blog [April 19, 2016]

ADVANCING THE USE OF RESEARCH EVIDENCE
Lok-Sze Wong and Caitlin Farrell, National Center for Research in Policy and Practice Blog [April 27, 2016]


Partnership Spotlights

MISSION PROMISE NEIGHBORHOOD MOTIONGRAPHIC: WHAT IS A PROMISE NEIGHBORHOOD?
Mission Economic Development Agency [April 3, 2016]

PARTNERSHIP EXPLORES THE ROLE OF STUDENT MENTAL HEALTH IN CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT 
Sarah D. Sparks, EdWeek [April 10, 2016]

RESEARCH-TO-PRACTICE SPOTLIGHT FEATURES OHIO UNIVERSITY'S PATTON COLLEGE OF EDUCATION 
Roderick Lucero, the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education's EdPrepMatters Blog [April 18, 2016]

PIPELINE PROFILE:  A LOOK AT K-12 IN EAST LUBBOCK PROMISE NEIGHBORHOOD 
The Center for the Study of Social Policy [April 18, 2016]

 

New Research

DATA USE & INQUIRY IN RESEARCH-PRACTICE PARTNERSHIPS: FOUR CASE EXAMPLES
John W. Gardner Center for Youth and their Communities [April 2016]

FINDINGS FROM A NATIONAL STUDY ON RESEARCH USE AMONG SCHOOL AND DISTRICT LEADERS 
National Center for Research in Policy and Practice [April 2016]
 

Past Round-Ups

March 2016

February 2016

 

Please note: The links listed above represent the personal views of their respective authors. They are not intended to be endorsements or offical statements from the Gardner Center or Stanford University.