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Research-Practice Partnerships: A Strategy for Leveraging Research for Educational Improvement in School Districts

Tuesday, January 1, 2013
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In K-12 education, one increasingly popular strategy for closing the gap between research and practice is the development of sustained partnerships that link researchers with school district staff. This paper explores the benefits and challenges of that work and describes models for emerging partnerships.
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Driving K-12 Reform through a College-Access and Success Agenda

Designed for school superintendents, this toolkit will guide anyone looking to better understand the use of college-going data.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012
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This toolkit is designed to help school leaders embrace the use of college-going data to improve K-12 outcomes and drive more students to college persistence and success.

Out-of-School Time Policy Commentary #17: The Common Core Standards: What do they Mean for Out-of-School Time?

The standards are front and center on the national stage as states, districts, schools and teachers prepare for their rollout over the next several years. Many OST programs are trying to figure out what exactly the standards cover, and how to support schools and districts in implementing them.

Tuesday, July 31, 2012
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The expansion of the Common Core State Standards in education opens new doors for out-of-school time (OST) providers to align their work with schools.