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Our researchers generate new articles, briefs, reports and even podcasts. Search below for the most recent offerings from across our research portfolio. This is a sampling of our scholarship. To learn more, we invite you to connect with a faculty member, research center or project.

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  • The Foundation Review

The collaboration provided clear evidence that sustained change will occur only if it aligns with the goals of school leaders and fully engages members of the community, and it sheds light on the unique challenges and strengths present in a small rural community that will influence foundation work. The process also produced five recommendations for foundations that seek a partnered approach to school change.

The first paper in the series describes the physical, cognitive, identity-related, and social development that young adolescents undergo— and highlights the educational and equity-driven supports they need to navigate those changes.

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Climate, Culture & Community: Building a Positive School Climate for Young Adolescents

The second paper in the series explores how schools can create a positive school climate for young adolescents. The paper adapts the U.S. Department of Education’s comprehensive model for understanding school climate.

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