The investigators will examine what research is used by intermediaries, how that research is packaged and conveyed to policymakers, and how policymakers use it across three policy issues at the federal level and in three cities.
Despite widespread efforts by intermediaries to shape education by conveying research to policymakers, a recent study finds that very few of these policymakers report using research when making decisions. As ...
Edited by Lubienski, Scott, and DeBray, this special issue of Educational Policy includes nine essays on topics related to research use in education, including the roles of district leaders and intermediary groups, school choice, research and diversity policy, and more.
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.