In this Foundation-commissioned white paper, Cynthia Coburn, Ph.D.; William Penuel, Ph.D.; and Kimberly Geil, Ph.D. survey the current landscape of partnerships involving school districts to better understand different types of collaborations, the challenges they face, and their strategies for success. Through this paper, they develop sharp insights about this promising field.
BRIEF "Research-Practice Partnerships: A Strategy for Leveraging Research Educational Improvement in School Districts"
FULL PAPER "Research-Practice Partnerships: A Strategy for Leveraging Research Educational Improvement in School Districts"
CASE STUDY I The John W. Gardner Center and Redwood 2020
CASE STUDY II Research Alliance for New York City Schools
CASE STUDY III The University of Washington and Bellevue School District Partnership
CASE STUDY IV Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching's Networked Improvement Communities (NICs)