The use of research evidence in policymaking is important for the development of well-designed policies. Researchers, policymakers, and practitioners need to work together to ensure that the research performed is relevant and timely to current policy needs, and can be communicated easily. To bridge the gap between research and practice, Research Practice Partnerships (RPPs) and intermediaries have been used to build sustainable and long-lasting connections between researchers and policymakers to better integrate research within policy decisions. To obtain a more comprehensive view of research evidence in policymaking please see below:
Intermediaries help facilitate communication and bridge the divide between researchers and policymakers, contributing to the implementation of successful policies.
Research-practice partnerships (RPPs) provide the foundation for long-term collaboration between researchers and policymakers to encourage the development and use of relevant research and implementation in policymaking.
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This webinar highlighted teams from three states on their progress in establishing systemic use of research evidence under ESSA.
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Guest bloggers Vivian Tseng and Anu Malipatil explain how to ensure that education stakeholders use the best research available to build capacity and work toge…
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This meeting explored three partnership models, as defined in Dr. Palinkas’ white paper prepared for the William T. Grant Foundation.
- June 13, 2017
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…
- March 22, 2017
Guest blogger Jessica Auerbach shares insights on the potential for strategic partnerships to improve outcomes for young children and their families.