Social and Emotional Learning, School Climate, and School Safety: A Randomized Controlled Trial Evaluation of Tools for Life® in Elementary and Middle Schools
This report describes the implementation of Tools for Life®, a social and emotional learning program, in elementary and middle schools in Jackson, Mississippi, and evaluates the program's effects on school climate and safety.
Jan 9, 2020
Learning from Peers on a Large Scale: Teachers in High-Poverty Schools Find Value in Results of National Educator Surveys
This American Educator Panels Data Note describes the degree to which teachers believe national survey data would be useful for thinking about how to improve their practices and the extent to which perceptions vary by school characteristics.
Oct 10, 2019
This technical appendix provides additional information about the sample, data, and estimation strategy that were used for a series of AEP Data Notes published by the RAND Corporation in 2019.
Aug 15, 2019
Principal and Teacher Preparation to Support the Needs of Diverse Students: National Findings from the American Educator Panels
In this report, researchers examine the perspective of a nationally representative sample of principals and teachers through the RAND American Educator Panels to assess the extent to which they felt prepared by their preservice training programs.
Jul 25, 2019
This American Educator Panels Data Note provides insights into teachers' perceptions of the supports available for helping students with unique learning profiles and whether teachers' access to these supports varies based on school characteristics.
Jul 11, 2019
Supporting Students with High-Incidence Disabilities in U.S. Schools: National Findings from the American Educator Panels
In this report, researchers explore the extent to which supports are available to both general and special educators who teach students with high-incidence disabilities.
Jun 27, 2019
Consistent evidence links neighborhood socioeconomic status with children's development outcomes. However, it is less clear whether or when neighborhoods are most strongly associated with children's outcomes.
Jun 5, 2019
Estimates short-term impacts of the New York City Renewal Schools Program based on the first two full years of program implementation.
Apr 5, 2019
Are Educators Setting Goals for Social-Emotional Learning? Evidence from Nationally Representative Surveys
This American Educator Panels Data Note details the extent to which a nationally representative sample of teachers and school leaders report setting goals for the social-emotional growth of their students.
Jan 17, 2019
This technical appendix provides additional information about the sample, data, and estimation strategy that were used for a series of AEP Data Notes published by the RAND Corporation in 2018 and 2019.
Dec 13, 2018
This American Educator Panels Data Note highlights discrepancies between principals' and teachers' perceptions of teacher influence in schools.
Dec 13, 2018
Heterogeneity across cities has increased: the experience of neighborhood poverty is likely to depend more today than in 1990 on the city in question.
Nov 1, 2018
The Prevalence of Collaboration Among American Teachers: National Findings from the American Teacher Panel
This report explores the prevalence of teacher collaboration in schools across the United States and assesses the extent to which teacher collaboration varies in schools with different levels of students in poverty.
Feb 28, 2018
Developing Community Schools at Scale: Implementation of the New York City Community Schools Initiative
This report takes stock of the implementation of the New York Community Schools Initiative as of the 2016-2017 school year by analyzing data from the first two full years of program implementation.
Oct 11, 2017
Assessing the Benefits of a Rising Tide: Educational Attainment and Increases in Neighborhood Socioeconomic Advantage
The finding neighborhood economic improvement is positively associated with educational attainment for adolescents of all races is consistent across two distinct analytic strategies and two different measures of educational attainment.
Aug 18, 2017
Connecting College Students to Alternative Sources of Support: The Single Stop Community College Initiative and Postsecondary Outcomes
This report examines a program designed to improve the well-being of low-income communities by connecting individuals to public benefits and other institutional and community resources to address nonacademic barriers to college completion.
Nov 30, 2016
Support for Instructional Leadership: Supervision, Mentoring, and Professional Development for U.S. School Leaders: Findings from the American School Leader Panel
This report presents findings from a nationally representative survey of school principals regarding on-the-job supports that districts offer school leaders, particularly focusing on school leader supervision, mentoring, and professional development.
Oct 31, 2016