The William T. Grant Scholars Mentoring Grant was designed to support the professional development of William T. Grant Scholars and help more researchers of color reach higher levels on the career ladder.
Roderick and Farrington will test alternative theories regarding why on-track ninth graders may have higher graduation rates, and whether any school improvements are associated with changes in student performance and behavior.
Funds were given to JOBSFIRSTNYC in support of their work with Public/Private Ventures on a project to develop a set of basic interim outcome measures that could be used across workforce development programs, particularly for young adult programs.
Raudenbush and Bloom will continue to develop the field’s ability to conduct more rigorous and cost-effective intervention and measurement studies. They will also advance methods for determining whether intervention impacts on youth operate through their effects on youth settings ...
This is a special initiative at the Foundation, developed with the Principal Investigators to increase the capacity of practicing social scientists to design and carry out credible group-based intervention studies.
When knowledge developers are better attuned to the needs of practice and policy, the use of research evidence may thrive, and our efforts as researchers can be more valuable to those who work every day improve youth outcomes
This software includes a series of empirical estimates of plausible parameter values for determining the minimum effect size that can be detected by a given number, size, and treatment/group mix of randomized groups.
The William T. Grant Foundation invests in high-quality research focused on reducing inequality in youth outcomes and improving the use of research evidence in decisions that affect young people in the United States.