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ERIC Number: EJ1139282
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Apr
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0013-189X
University-Partnered New School Designs: Fertile Ground for Research-Practice Partnerships
Quartz, Karen Hunter; Weinstein, Rhona S.; Kaufman, Gail; Levine, Harold; Mehan, Hugh; Pollock, Mica; Priselac, Jody Z.; Worrell, Frank C.
Educational Researcher, v46 n3 p143-146 Apr 2017
This commentary suggests that new school design is a fertile policy context for advancing research-practice partnerships. The authors represent four public universities that have created new school designs in partnership with urban school districts. Unlike the laboratory schools of previous generations, these university-partnered public schools were intentionally designed to disrupt persistent patterns of inequity and prepare low-income students of color to flourish in college. The authors argue that these schools provide a promising context for marrying research and practice to bring about fundamental change in schools, with potential for spread of innovation to districts and universities.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: California (San Diego); California (Berkeley); California; California (Los Angeles)
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