SRI’s evaluation of the California Community College Linked Learning Initiative (CCCLLI) addressed implementation issues and institutional and student outcomes of work by three community colleges and partnering K–12 districts to use Linked Learning to improve college transitions and success.
Classroom Trials examines teachers’ use of writing software to support writing instruction in classroom settings. The project seeks to identify best practices that combine teachers’ “wisdom of practice” and models of productive writing instruction that capitalize on the capabilities of writing...
With the Erikson Institute, SRI is exploring the promise of Collaborative Math in promoting math learning in Head Start centers in the city of Chicago.
SRI developed and conducted a 4‑year process and outcome evaluation of an early childhood scholarship model in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
For the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, SRI is conducting an evaluation of EdReady, an online instructional system that assesses math readiness and tailors instruction based on students’ individual needs.
A new vision for K-12 science classrooms outlined by the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) recasts science proficiency as not only what students know, but also the extent to which they can use and apply what they know. This knowledge-in-use perspective represents a different way of thinking...
Around the world, teaching the problem-solving process known as computational thinking (CT) is increasingly recognized as a critical enabler for future success in a digital society. While CT initiatives often begin at secondary levels, some schools are beginning to address CT education at the...
SRI is evaluating efforts to increase the capacity of teachers from diverse backgrounds to teach to Next Generation Science and Common Core standards in rural California middle and high schools.
SRI is conducting a three-year evaluation of the Education Connections online professional development program for middle and high school teachers of English learner students in two districts. The evaluation includes an impact study on student outcomes using a cluster randomized controlled trial.
SRI is studying the implementation and impact of three IDEA Public Schools initiatives designed to individualize learning, funded by the federal Race to the Top-District grant.
In this four-year evaluation of ConnectEd’s federally funded Investing in Innovation (i3) grant, SRI is using a quasi-experimental design to assess the implementation and impact of the Linked Learning approach on students’ cognitive and noncognitive outcomes.
SRI is the evaluation partner for a program that is advancing knowledge in developing non-cognitive skills in middle schools to increase student success.
SRI and Child Trends worked together to design and implement a strong formative and summative evaluation of two projects within Minnesota’s RTT-ELC grant: Early Learning Scholarships and Title I-PreK Incentives.
SRI is studying efforts by Oakland Unified School District and partners encourage interest and support success for underrepresented minority and low-income youth to pursue careers in health care.
SRI analyzed the effectiveness of an initiative to promote children's school readiness and long-term academic success.
SRI is evaluating the McKnight Foundation’s effort to improve the literacy achievement of pre–K through third grade students in the Twin Cities through pathways that integrate and enhance prekindergarten through third grade literacy education.
This is a study of a multiyear effort to ensure that the California State University teacher preparation programs are producing the teachers California K–12 school districts will need as they complete their transition to new standards.
SRI’s Evaluation of the New Leaders SEED Grant: Emerging Leaders. SRI will use a randomized controlled trial to assess effectiveness of the Emerging Leaders Program in supporting improved student learning outcomes.
SRI’s four-year evaluation of the New Teacher Center’s (NTC’s) i3 validation grant combines cluster randomized controlled trials at two study sites and a difference-in-differences approach at the third site to assess the implementation and impact of NTC’s intensive new teacher mentoring and support.
SRI is evaluating NGC projects funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to understand the technology features and implementation practices that achieve positive educational impacts at scale.
SRI is providing research and evaluation services to support health career pathways for youth and young adults in Oakland, California.
Improving California high schools through leadership capacity building. SRI is evaluating an initiative that supports the development and implementation of leadership structures and practices associated with effective schools and positive student outcomes.
SRI synthesized findings across model demonstration projects to identify factors that lead to high-quality implementation, sustainability, and wider adoption of evidence-based practices.
The OER Degree Initiative is a multi-funder program led by Achieving the Dream to enable community colleges to replace commercial instructional materials with open educational resources (OER) for courses necessary to complete a degree. SRI will examine the academic and economic impacts and...
REL Appalachia works in partnership with school districts, state departments of education, and other education stakeholders in Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia to develop high-quality research and to use and disseminate research findings to improve student outcomes.
SRI is conducting a study of Khan Academy to understand how math teachers are using the online resource in classrooms to improve instruction and student learning.
SRI is studying the implementation and early outcomes of a new educator evaluation system in Massachusetts designed to improve educator quality and student achievement.
SRI is studying the implementation and outcomes of one Massachusetts district’s performance-based compensation system funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Teacher Incentive Fund grant.
SRI is evaluating the implementation and impact of Virginia's use of federal funding to increase access to and improve the quality of state-funded preschool in 13 school districts in high-need communities.