Summer for All: Building Coordinated Networks to Promote Access to Quality Summer Learning and Enrichment Opportunities Across a Community
In this eighth report in RAND's Summer Learning Series, the authors chronicle early efforts in four communities to create coordinated approaches to summer programming, noting their challenges, enablers, and early outcomes.
Nov 10, 2021
A survey administered to public school teachers indicates that media literacy (ML) instruction is unevenly implemented, at best, and that obstacles to teaching ML (e.g., lack of time, other priorities) are common.
Sep 23, 2021
The authors outline a framework for implementing and evaluating media literacy (ML) education, a promising approach to slowing Truth Decay. The report provides a framework for teachers and evaluators furthering their work in ML education.
Aug 4, 2021
Australia's Third Action Plan of the National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and Their Children, Priority Area 2: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women and Their Children — Final Report
The authors discuss their evaluation of the Australian government's Third Action Plan of the National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and Their Children, designed to address family violence in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
Jan 20, 2021
Truth Decay is the diminishing role that facts, data, and analysis play in political and civic discourse. This report, part of a series, synthesizes existing media literacy-related standards into one concise set, specific to curtailing Truth Decay.
Jan 19, 2021
This report provides broad guidance regarding assessment of school and classroom climate. It also features a list of resources and databases that focus explicitly on climate measures.
Dec 11, 2019
To better understand sports participation rates for middle and high school-aged youths, the funding landscape, and participation barriers and enablers, RAND researchers surveyed parents, school administrators, and community sports program leaders.
Jul 18, 2019
The authors examine the ways in which media literacy education can be used to counter Truth Decay -- the diminishing role that facts, data, and analysis play in political and civil discourse -- by changing how people consume, create, and share information.
Jul 11, 2019
Building a Repository of Assessments of Interpersonal, Intrapersonal, and Higher-Order Cognitive Competencies
This report describes the development of an online repository of more than 200 assessments of K--12 students' interpersonal, intrapersonal, and higher-order cognitive competencies, including associated descriptive and evaluative information.
Nov 1, 2018
This tool is an online database with information on assessments of K-12 students' interpersonal, intrapersonal, and higher-order cognitive competencies, including associated descriptive and evaluative information.
Nov 1, 2018
Violent and Antisocial Behaviours at Football Events and Factors Associated with these Behaviours: A rapid evidence assessment
This report presents the findings of a study on the types of violent and antisocial behaviour that may take place at football matches, and the factors that are associated with such behaviour.
Jul 23, 2018
School Practices to Promote Social Distancing in K-12 Schools: Review of Influenza Pandemic Policies and Practices
Little information is available to schools to develop policies and procedures on social distancing during a flu pandemic. Additional research is needed to assess the feasibility and effectiveness of these policies and procedures.
May 4, 2018
This brief examines the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and evaluations of social and emotional learning (SEL) interventions to understand how states can use ESSA to support SEL and what SEL interventions meet ESSA evidence requirements.
Dec 5, 2017
This report reviews recent evidence on U.S.-based social and emotional learning interventions for K--12 students to better inform the use of these interventions under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
Dec 5, 2017