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Community Collaboratives News Round-Up: February 2016

February 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 2013 Research and Community Collaboratives Summit that we convened at Stanford University. 
 

Opinion / Blog Posts

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT MATTERS (NOW MORE THAN EVER) 
Melody Barnes & Paul Schmitz, Stanford Social Innovation Review [Spring 2016]

LET'S USE DATA TO HELP OUR KIDS, NOT LOCK IT UP AND THROW AWAY THE KEY 
Aimee Rogstad Guidera, HuffPost Education blog [February 1, 2016]

HELPING GUIDE ALASKA POLICYMAKERS IN USING DATA AND EVIDENCE 
Terri Akey, Northwest Matters Blog of Education Northwest [February 2, 2016]

DO COMPREHENSIVE COMMUNITY INITIATIVES WORK? 
Jonathan Zaff, nfocus Solutions blog [February 4, 2016]

PROMOTING EVIDENCE-BASED TEACHER PREPARATION
Emerson J. Elliott, William T. Grant Foundation blog [February 4, 2016]

GETTING A SENSE OF EDUCATORS' KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS TO USE RESEARCH
Kristen Davidson and Caitlin Farrell, National Center for Research in Policy and Practice blog [February 17, 2016]

VIDEO: PROMISE NEIGHBORHOOD INSTITUTES' MICHAEL MCAFEE ON CRADLE-TO-CAREER INITIATIVES
Get Healthy San Mateo County [February 23, 2016]


Partnership Spotlights

LOCAL PRESCHOOL STUDIES ARE LIMITIED: WILL SUBURBAN SCHOOLS SHARE STUDENT DATA TO LEARN MORE? 
Patrick O'Donnell, Cleveland.com [February 1, 2016]

NEXT FEDERAL EDUCATION LABORATORIES WILL EXPAND RESEARCH PARTNERSHIPS 
Sarah D. Sparks, EdWeek [February 5, 2016]

PENN RECEIVES $1.4M CDC GRANT FOR WEST PHILLY PROMISE ZONE
Michael Tanenbaum, PhillyVoice [February 20, 2016]

 

Tools & Research

ESTABLISHING THE BACKBONE: AN UNDEREXPLORED FACET OF COLLECTIVE IMPACT EFFORTS 
Serena Klempin, Community College Research Center at Columbia University [February 2016]

SUPPORTING POSTSECONDARY STUDENT SUCCESS: A TACTICAL GUIDEBOOK 
Bob Coffey and Julie Ajinkya, Institute for Higher Education Policy [February 2016]

COLLECTIVE IMPACT: THEORY VERSUS REALITY
Melinda Mechur Karp & Valerie Lundy-Wagner, Community College Research Center at Columbia University [February 2016]

POSTSECONDARY SUCCESS IN PROMISE NEIGHBORHOODS
Center for the Study of Social Policy [February 25, 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.