Understanding Subgroups Within the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department: Community and Department Perceptions with Recommendations for Change
RAND researchers studied deputy subgroups within the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) to learn about how subgroups are formed, why they exist, and whether subgroups have affected community perceptions and trust in LASD.
Sep 10, 2021
How Does Corequisite Remediation Change Student Experiences? Results from a Randomized Study in Five Texas Community Colleges
Corequisite remediation for non–college-ready students provides early opportunities to earn credit, more-intensive instruction, greater rigor, greater alignment, and increased opportunities to learn from peers.
Mar 24, 2021
Student Experiences in English Corequisite Remediation Versus a Standalone Developmental Education Course: Findings from an Experimental Study in Texas Community Colleges
In this report, researchers use data from a randomized control trial at five community colleges in Texas to examine contrasts in student experiences between corequisite remediation and standalone developmental education courses.
Mar 24, 2021
Food Insecurity in a Low-Income, Predominantly African American Cohort Following the COVID-19 Pandemic
Longitudinal data highlight profound inequities that have been exacerbated by COVID-19. Existing policies appear inadequate to address the widening gap.
Mar 11, 2021
From "Informed" to "Engaged" Consent: Risks and Obligations in Consent for Participation in a Health Data Repository
This paper focuses on research stakeholders' views of a model of consent appropriate to biobanking and research infrastructure initiatives like the AoURP and Project Baseline that entail long-term storage and undetermined future research use of multiple types of health data.
Determining appropriate return of value in biomedical research will entail finding the point of equilibrium between feasibility and usefulness.
Nov 21, 2019
Profile of Institutional Review Board Characteristics Prior to the 2019 Implementation of the Revised Common Rule
This report details the results of a survey of institutional research boards (IRBs) to obtain baseline information on their demographics and their attitudes about their IRBs and the likely effects of proposed changes to the Revised Common Rule.
Jul 31, 2019
Practitioner Perspectives on Implementing Developmental Education Reforms: A Convening of Six Community Colleges in Texas
Provides a description of the various convening sessions and the perspectives of practitioners regarding promising practices and lessons learned regarding key developmental education reforms.
Dec 3, 2018
Designing and Implementing Corequisite Models of Developmental Education: Findings from Texas Community Colleges
This report describes the implementation of integrated reading and writing corequisites -- a reform to developmental education that accelerates students into college-level courses, while providing academic support -- in Texas community colleges.
Feb 12, 2018