SRI is serving as the independent evaluator to examine the impacts of strategies to scale CW-FIT on student engagement, academic achievement, and teachers’ use of praise and positive support, as well as the extent to which CW-FIT is implemented with fidelity.
Education and learning projects
Creativity Challenge: The State of Arts Education in California
In 2020, SRI Education researchers conducted a comprehensive study of the status of arts education in California’s K–12 public schools.
Initial Efficacy Study of Data Wise
This is the first impact study of Data Wise, which supports educators in using collaborative data inquiry to drive continuous improvement of teaching and learning.
Child Find ACCESS: Advancing Community-Centered, Equity-Focused Child Find Systems & Supports
For the Child Find ACCESS project, SRI Education is implementing a community-based, tailored approach to improving child find systems.
Evaluation of Skills for Secondary School Success (4S)
SRI Education evaluation experts are partnering with John’s Hopkins University’s Center for the Social Organization of Schools (JHU CSOS) to measure the impact of its Skills for Secondary School Success (4S) course module.
Exploring the Relationship Between Continuous Improvement Culture and Afterschool STEM Program Quality
SRI researchers are using systems theory to investigate the implementation of continuous quality improvement within the system of California’s publicly funded afterschool programs, the state’s efforts to change organizational culture to support continuous improvement, and the potential effects of continuous improvement on afterschool STEAM programs over time.
Evaluation of the Los Angeles City College’s STEM Pathways Program
SRI conducted a 5-year evaluation of Los Angeles City College’s STEM Pathways Program.
Evaluation of the Alder Teaching Quality Partnership (TQP) Teacher Residency Expansion
SRI is conducting a 5-year evaluation of Alder Graduate School of Education’s California residency program.
SRI Studies of Teacher Preparation Reform Efforts Support Innovation
SRI Education leads rigorous evaluations of programs with the goal of preparing teachers who are ready to teach diverse students to master rigorous standards .