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New Report: Use of Research Evidence: Social Services Portfolio
Outlining specific opportunities and challenges that policymakers and practitioners face in integrating research evidence into their work, Susan Maciolek highlights the complexity of the use of research evidence in policy and practice, and provides examples of the potential value it may add to youth-serving systems.
Nine researchers have been named as the newest recipients of William T. Grant Foundation awards. The grants announced this cycle include the first research projects funded under the Foundation’s focus on understanding the programs, policies, and practices that can reduce inequality among young people in the U.S. Through this new focus area, launched in 2014, […]
It is time for all of us to give education research the attention it deserves.
What will it take to improve the quality of instruction in higher education? An important first step is the ability to measure quality.
How can a global perspective inform policies to reduce social inequality and improve social mobility?
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We are pleased to announce the 2015 class of William T. Grant Scholars. Launched in 1982, the Scholars Program supports the professional development of promising early-career researchers in the social, behavioral, and health sciences. To date, the program has sponsored more than 150 up-and-coming researchers. Each Scholar will receive $350,000 to execute rigorous five-year research […]
Inequality has long affected families and communities in the U.S. and around the world, and it has risen to the forefront for policy makers who seek effective responses to this complex and far-reaching issue.