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Community Collaboratives News Round-Up: Summer 2016

August 30, 2016
In the Media
Gardner Center Staff

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]
 

Partnership Spotlights

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]

Past Round-Ups

May 2016

April 2016

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.