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FEATURED ARTICLE: SPOTLIGHT ON BROKERS

The Role of Brokers in Research-Practice Partnerships,” the ‘Spotlight’ article from our very first edition of NNERPP | Extra, explores what makes a broker and why brokers matter in RPPs. Brokers have emerged as a critical role in RPPs, as they sit squarely between the research and practice or policy worlds, navigating the cultures, languages, and conditions faced by each in service of the partnership. We talk to three brokers to gain insight into the key skills needed to be a broker, why brokers matter in RPPs, the challenges that come with being a broker, and some recommendations for those wishing to become a broker.

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research insights

TRANSITIONING TO KINDERGARTEN: WHAT 3 RPPs FIND ON DISTRICT-LED PROGRAMS 

By Paula Arce-Trigatti | NNERPP | January 31, 2019

Taking a closer look at the connections across early childhood education research produced by three research-practice partnerships –in Portland, OR, Madison, WI, and San Francisco, CA– we examine different versions of district-led kindergarten transition programs and what the partnerships’ research tells us about how each program approaches the preparation of students for kindergarten.

rpp deep dive

MEASURING THE VALUE OF A RESEARCH-PRACTICE PARTNERSHIP 

By Faith Connolly | Baltimore Education Research Alliance | January 31, 2019

In response to one of the field’s most pressing challenges –quantifying the positive impact of research-practice partnerships–, one partnership presents the comprehensive approach it takes to capturing the essence of its value and shares the journey of arriving at this approach, as well as next steps.

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SPOTLIGHT

THE ROLE OF BROKERS IN RESEARCH-PRACTICE PARTNERSHIPS

With Carrie Conaway, Erin O’Hara, & Jessica Vasan | January 31, 2019 

HOW TO

WHAT IS A RESEARCH-PRACTICE PARTNERSHIP?

By Paula Arce-Trigatti | NNERPP | December 3, 2018

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