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
LIVING IN TWO WORLDS: THE ROLE OF INTERMEDIARY STAFF AS 'BOUNDARY CROSSERS' IN A RESEARCH-PRACTICE PARTNERSHIP
Ray Chen, National Center for Research in Policy and Practice blog [August 2016]
REPACKAGING RESEARCH FINDINGS IS NOT ENOUGH: BUILDING PARTNERSHIPS FOR A PRACTITIONER-DRIVEN RESEARCH AGENDA
Julie Kochanek, American Institutes for Research [June 2016]
RESEARCH TO PRACTICE: A NEW STUDY REVEALS THAT EDUCATION LEADERS USE RESEARCH
Leah Shafer, Harvard Graduate School of Education's Useable Knowledge Site [June 2016]
THE POWER OF LANGUAGE: RETHINKING HOW WE TALK ABOUT PLACE
Moderated by Nancy La Vigne, Urban Institute [June 2016]
NASHVILLE STRATEGICALLY USES DATA IN ITS AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMS TO IMPROVE OUTCOMES FOR YOUTH
Brennan McMahon Parton, Data Quality Campaign [August 2016]
LESSONS ON USING DATA FOR COLLECTIVE IMPACT
Hilary Rhodes, Wallace Foundation via Collective Impact Forum Blog [June 2016]
CONFERENCE SHARES LATEST YOUTH DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH
Olivia M. Hall, Cornell Chronicle [June 2016]
New Research & Thought Leadership
"WE'RE ONE TEAM": EXAMINING COMMUNITY SCHOOL IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGIES IN OAKLAND
Kendra Fehrer and Jacob Leos-Urbel, John W. Gardner Center for Youth & Their Communities [August 2016]
HOW HIGH SCHOOLS & COLLEGES CAN TEAM UP TO USE DATA & INCREASE STUDENT SUCCESS
Michael Grady, Annenberg Institute for School Reform [July 2016]
MOVING FROM DATA TO RESEARCH TO POLICY: WHAT DOES IT TAKE?
Kim Dumont and Timothy M. Smeeding, W.T. Grant Foundation [June 2016]
DESIGNING AND BUILDING INFRASTRUCTURES TO SUPPORT EQUITABLE STEM LEARNING ACROSS SETTINGS
William R. Penuel, Tiffany R. Clark, and Bronwyn Bevan [June 2016]
WHAT IF CITIES USED DATA TO DRIVE INCLUSIVE NEIGHBORHOOD CHANGE?
Solomon Greene and Kathryn L.S. Pettit, Urban Institute [June 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.