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In our most recent edition, we share four new articles: We examine research on student homelessness, how insights from communication science can improve the use of research evidence, how one RPP uses principles from behavioral science and human-centered design to ensure equity and engagement in the district’s application and enrollment procedures, and how partnerships can work with practice-side partners amid disruptions brought about by COVID-19.

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research insights

WHEN STUDENTS EXPERIENCE HOMELESSNESS: LEARNING FROM 3 RPPs’ WORK

By Nina Spitzley | NNERPP | June 17, 2020

We examine what we know through RPP-conducted research about students experiencing homelessness: Who these students are, what the homelessness experience looks like, what students’ outcomes are, and which school supports and other factors promote positive outcomes.

rpp deep dive

IMPROVING USE OF RESEARCH EVIDENCE: INSIGHTS FROM COMMUNICATION SCIENCE

By Itzhak Yanovitzky and Cindy Blitz | Rutgers University | June 17, 2020

Itzhak Yanovitzky and Cindy Blitz introduce readers to key principles of audience engagement from the communication science perspective as an approach to enabling and motivating users to integrate research-based insights into decisionmaking processes.

research roundup

headlines from NNERPP members, updated every Monday

see searchable database of all research included in previous and current roundups here

find the most recent quarterly research roundup here 

SPOTLIGHT

THE PROMISE OF A COLLABORATIVE APPROACH TO PROBLEM-SOLVING AND INNOVATION-TESTING: REFLECTIONS FROM A NEW RESEARCH-PRACTICE PARTNERSHIP IN NEW YORK CITY

By Barbara Condliffe, Rekha Balu, and Margaret Hennessy | MDRC and Rachel Leopold | NYC Dept. of Education | June 17, 2020

IMPROVING IMPROVEMENT

IMPROVING IMPROVEMENT: LESSONS LEARNED FROM WORKING WITH PARTNERS DURING COVID-19 CRISIS

By David Hersh | Proving Ground and Jennifer Ash | National Center for Rural Education Research Networks (NCRERN) | June 17, 2020

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