This grant will support Ciocca Eller’s work advancing equity and scientific integrity at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy through a cross-agency Equitable Data Working Group and other means.
What are the effects of having a parent who works a low-wage job with an unstable and unpredictable work schedule on child health and well-being? Are policies designed to reduce work schedule instability and unpredictability effective?
Nancy Hill, a professor at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education, will use this Distinguished Fellows award to immerse herself in the operations of Massachusetts’s Executive Office of Education and the Child and Youth Readiness Cabinet.
Hill and her research team have been developing a video observation protocol that assesses the teaching of mathematics, and they will use this grant to make it more user-friendly, reliable, and accurate.
Daniel Schneider is a Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. As Co-Director of The Shift Project, his current research focuses on how precarious and unpredictable work schedules affects household economic security and worker and family health and ...
Bruce Western is a sociology professor, the Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Professor of Criminal Justice Policy, director of the Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy, and faculty chair of the Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management at Harvard Kennedy ...
Stephanie Jones is a co-PI on 1 grant to Strategic Education Research Partnership, a co-PI on 1 grant to Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility, and a co-PI on 1 grant to Fordham University.
How can research to improve the lives of youth in the United States also benefit the other 95 percent of the world’s youth? Questions like this highlight the urgency of bringing the highest levels of rigor to relevant research.
Published by Harvard Education Press and the Russell Sage Foundation, “Restoring Opportunity lays out a meticulously researched case for how targeted interventions and support can significantly level the playing field between low-income children and their more fortunate peers.”
Technological advances and globalization have transformed the American economy over the past four decades, posing enormous challenges for America’s public schools. The advanced skills needed to earn a good living in today’s labor market have placed greater demands ...
Published by the Russell Sage Foundation, “this pioneering volume casts a stark light on the ways rising inequality may now be compromising schools’ functioning, and with it the promise of equal opportunity in America.”
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.