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MADISON EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP STUDIES MIDDLE SCHOOL ATTENDANCE
 
In “
Missing School in Middle School: The Signal Absences Send,” Katie Eklund, Jake Wertz, Jaymes Pyne, Elizabeth Vaade, and Eric Grodsky examine how attendance patterns in middle school are related to school climate and academic achievement.

 HOUSTON EDUCATION RESEARCH CONSORTIUM EXAMINES COLLEGE ACCESS PROGRAM APPLICANTS
 
In “
Who Applies to EMERGE?,” Brian Holzman, Irina Chukhray, and DongMei Li examine how Houston students who apply to the EMERGE college access program compare to students who do not apply, in order to inform outreach and recruitment efforts targeting populations most at risk of academic undermatch.
 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES


Help spread the word about these new job opportunities! The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is hiring a Research and Policy Analyst, the Houston Education Research Consortium is hiring a Research Scientist and three Research Analysts, and the University of Pittsburgh’s Learning Research and Development Center is looking for a Research Associate.
"Building Consensus: Idea Brokerage in Teacher Policy Networks": Sarah Galey-Horn, Sarah Reckhow, Joseph J. Ferrare, and Lorien Jasny examine the role of ‘idea brokers’ in the formation and evolution of education policy, analyzing how idea brokers contributed to a convergence of policy preferences around teacher effectiveness from 2001 to 2015.
 

"Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice: Predicting What Will Work Locally": Kathryn E. Joyce and Nancy Cartwright argue for the need to focus research efforts directly on how to build local effectiveness predictions to address the gap between what works in research and what works in practice.
 

"Publication is Not Enough, to Generate Impact You Need to Campaign": Toby Green argues that for research to be more impactful, it takes active and strategic ongoing engagement with intended audiences.
DID YOU KNOW...?

 
Are you interested in applying for NSF’s Computer Science for All (CSforAll) RPP solicitation and want to learn more about how to design your RPP project or proposal?
We’d love to see you at one of our upcoming RPP Development Workshops!
 
About
Over one-and-a-half days, teams will develop a deeper understanding of what an RPP is, how to form and sustain one, and how to design an RPP project/ proposal. In particular, the workshops will emphasize how to identify and refine the problem of practice your partnership seeks to address, strategies for carrying out the partnership research in support of the identified problem, evaluation questions related to improving your partnership efforts, and the kinds of data you will need to collect to inform and improve your project.
 

Find workshop dates and locations and more information on the application process HERE!
 VIRTUAL BROWN BAGS
For NNERPP members only

Our next Virtual Brown Bag is coming up on Tuesday, October 22, at 4 pm ET / 3 pm CT / 1 pm PT!
(*Note the special time*)



Presenter:
Itzhak Yanovitzky, Professor of Communication,
Rutgers University


Topic:  
Struggling to capture your team’s recent research findings in 140-characters or less? ...Are you sure you even need to send that tweet? Find out during our next Virtual Brown Bag!

Join NNERPP Director Paula Arce-Trigatti as she talks with Itzhak Yanovitzky, an expert in Communication Science, on the shifts in strategy we should consider in order to support effective research use with a variety of stakeholders. Rather than leading with the product, Itzhak will share how leading with the user can lead to more productive communication efforts. 
NNERPP aims to develop and support RPPs in education in order to improve the connection between research, policy, and practice.

NNERPP is made possible by the generous funding support of the William T. Grant Foundation, the Spencer Foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The Annie E. Casey Foundation, and The Wallace Foundation

For more information about NNERPP, please visit our website: nnerpp.rice.edu
Our mailing address is:
6100 Main St. MS-208
Houston, TX 77005

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