How do Americans perceive their workplace? RAND's American Working Conditions Survey shows workers find their jobs physically demanding, hazardous, and hectic—but also social and supportive, and many retirees would prefer to return to work.
The Appalachia Partnership Initiative seeks to build sustainable STEM education and technical training programs in the Greater Pittsburgh area, ultimately helping to develop a skilled workforce ready for careers in energy and manufacturing.
Supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, seven pilot sites across the U.S. are implementing bold new reforms to improve teaching effectiveness—aiming for higher student achievement, graduation rates, and college attendance.
A multi-level study of the ShaleNET Program, a partnership between energy sector employers and colleges in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia, to teach STEM skills critical for high-demand jobs in the expanding energy sector.
An interactive tool with information on more than 200 assessments of interpersonal, intrapersonal, and higher-order cognitive competencies. Practitioners, researchers, and policymakers can use it to explore what assessments are available, how they are administered, and other attributes.
RAND is conducting research on The Wallace Foundation’s Partnerships for Social and Emotional Learning Initiative (PSELI), which explores whether and how students will benefit if adults in schools and out-of-school time (OST) programs work together to align and improve experiences and climate to foster social and emotional learning.
RAND's research on summer learning is commissioned by the Wallace Foundation as part of its More Time for Learning initiative. One objective of this initiative is to promote high-quality summer learning programs across the country for low-achieving students.