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- October 24, 2022
AYPF Podcast on Credible Messengers
Released October 24 & December 9, 2022“Your role in my life as someone I know who also has a parent who has been incarcerated gave me encouragement, gave m…
- December 1, 2020
Research-Policymaker COVID-19 Collaboration: Lessons from Boston’s Summer Jobs Program
Based on a recent webinar, Loretta Goodwin outlines the factors that made the Boston’s summer jobs program partnership a success, and reflects on lessons learn…
Researcher-Policymaker Collaboration in COVID-19: Lessons Learned from Boston’s Summer Jobs Program
This webinar discussed how RPPs rapidly delivered & used research to expand & redesign summer jobs programming to be safe & enriching for young people during t…
Lessons Learned from the Use of Research Evidence
This invite-only webinar provided participants with an overview of why research evidence use is important, what types of evidence assist decision making, the d…
How Research-Practice Partnerships are Pivoting in COVID-19
This webinar examined how various research-practice partnerships (RPPs) are reacting to the pandemic's effects on districts & schools.
- March 24, 2020
Internal Research Capacity Within an SEA
Rebecca Lavinson writes about a collaborative learning journey to the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
- June 17, 2019
Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Information Hub
This information hub comprehensively spotlights a collection of AYPF and partner resources around ESSA
Evidence-Based Policy: Moving Beyond Data Dissemination to Increased Evidence Use
This forum provided new insight into the use of research evidence.
- November 27, 2018
Having Their Say: States Share Challenges and Suggestions for Building Research Offices
Rebecca Lavinson and Bridget Brown offer a recap of a recent convening in which states had their say about establishing and re-designing research offices.
Building a Research Office that Supports Continuous Improvement under ESSA
This discussion group convened leaders from three states to explore how to build capacity to engage in effective RPPs under ESSA.
- July 18, 2018
The Connected Youth Initiative: How Nebraska Is Working To Improve The Lives of Youth
Trevor Fronius discusses what Nebraska is doing to address the challenges of youth disconnected from traditional social networks.
- April 3, 2018
ESSA’s Opportunities and Risks: Do States’ Rights Lead to States’ Wrongs?
Madison Weiss explores whether states are effectively advancing equity under ESSA.
- February 19, 2018
Feedback with Fixes – What we learned to improve our study tours
Dr. Loretta Goodwin shares how a year-long evaluation of our study tours informed our work for the better.
Learning for Careers: The Pathways to Prosperity Network
This forum highlighted how key actors in Delaware, a Pathways to Prosperity state, worked together to develop and implement a coherent strategic career pathway…
- June 13, 2017
Courageous State Leadership for Educational Equity – Daunting, but Necessary
Dr. Loretta Goodwin shares why courageous state leadership for educational equity is daunting, but Necessary.
- June 6, 2017
Building a More Robust Body of Research about Outcomes of a New Generation of Researcher-Practitioner Collaboration in Education
Guest blogger Sarah Ryan discusses the conditions under which researcher-practitioner collaboration yields the kinds of positive and sustained changes necessar…