The authors evaluated the Leading Educators Chicago Collaborative, a teacher professional development program aligned to Common Core State Standards, examining the program's implementation and its impact on student achievement.
This Perspective provides an overview of the threat of deepfakes and reviews the fundamental artificial intelligence-driven technologies that make them possible. It highlights deepfakes' threats, as well as factors that could mitigate them.
The authors summarize research about using a game-theoretic model of competition and cooperation in space to examine the dynamics of conflict there, short of wars of total destruction. They focus specifically on the dynamics of space competition .
Jul 5, 2022
Bonnie L. Triezenberg, Krista Langeland, Bryce Downing
This case study describes Community Works, a pandemic-era learning pod in New Orleans, LA. This case study is part of an effort by the Center for Reinventing Public Education to capture lessons learned from pandemic-era schooling.
This case study describes Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, a pandemic-era learning pod in Chicago, IL. This case study is part of an effort by the Center for Reinventing Public Education to capture lessons learned from pandemic-era schooling.
This case study describes Neighborhood North, a pandemic-era learning pod in Beaver Falls, PA. This case study is part of an effort by the Center for Reinventing Public Education to capture lessons learned from pandemic-era schooling.
The many pandemic-era uses of personalized learning platforms can provide insight into how they might affect students' academic, social, and emotional outcomes. This report discusses one example: the Southern Nevada Urban Micro Academy (SNUMA).
Researchers explore the literature on race and ethnicity in relation to U.S. military service member well-being in the areas of mental health, behavioral health, family violence, marital satisfaction, and financial stress.
Jul 1, 2022
Sarah O. Meadows, Sierra Smucker, Dionne Barnes-Proby, Julia Vidal Verástegui, Rosemary Li, Elliott Brennan
The authors analyze the policies and processes for reporting unfavorable information about U.S. military officers being considered for appointments, promotions, or retirements and make recommendations for improvement.
Jul 1, 2022
Katherine L. Kidder, Laura L. Miller, Samantha E. DiNicola, Phillip Carter
Fifth-generation telecommunications technology (5G) offers a wide variety of potential applications. Authors discuss the global state of play in several aspects of the 5G ecosystem and raise several issues for policymakers to consider.
The Australian Dental Council's approach to dental program accreditation uses directive, anticipatory, strategic, stakeholder, and relational impact mechanisms to influence education providers and ensure graduates are sufficiently competent.
Jun 30, 2022
Katherine I. Morley, Jade Yeung, Gemma-Claire Ali, Samiha Alom, Pamina Smith, Carl Rhodes
The authors of this research identify a set of common skills among high-paying, growing occupations that do not require a bachelor's degree for possible incorporation into the National Guard Youth ChalleNGe program curriculum.
Jun 30, 2022
Kathryn A. Edwards, Melanie A. Zaber, Daniel Schwam
Assessing the Harms of Crime provides a firm analytical foundation for making normative decisions about criminal and related policy, taking harm—and its reduction—as a conceptual starting point and supplying the means for systematic, empirical analysis in a harm assessment framework.
This report provides additional detail on the objectives of and use cases for APCDs, the current APCD landscape, and implementation challenges that constrain the use of APCDs for some valuable applications.
Jun 29, 2022
Katherine Grace Carman, Michael Dworsky, Sara E. Heins, Nabeel Qureshi, Daniel Schwam, Shoshana R. Shelton, Christopher M. Whaley
Part of RAND's Gun Policy in America initiative, the RAND State Firearm Law Database is a longitudinal data set of state firearm laws that is free to the public to support improved analysis and understanding of the effects of various laws.
Jun 28, 2022
Samantha Cherney, Andrew R. Morral, Terry L. Schell, Sierra Smucker, Emily Hoch
This climate summary aims to inform Mid-Atlantic policymakers and practitioners about spring 2022, regional climate trends, and the upcoming summer season. A tool shows an analysis of future projected changes in total monthly precipitation, compared to two baseline periods.
Jun 27, 2022
Krista Romita Grocholski, Michelle E. Miro, Jessica Spaccio, Samantha Borisoff, Lena Easton-Calabria, Arthur T. DeGaetano
This report describes contingency planning for a significant cyber incident, focusing on the importance of planning, the process of developing a plan, and options for operationalizing it. It summarizes a companion how-to guide by the same authors.
Jun 27, 2022
Brodi Kotila, Quentin E. Hodgson, Benjamin Boudreaux, Ian Mitch, Aaron Clark-Ginsberg, Sale Lilly, Kristin J. Leuschner, Tom Wingfield
More than 30% of HealthCare.gov enrollees do not report race and ethnicity. We used modified Bayesian Improved First Name Surname geocoding imputations to describe enrollment data and assess patterns of missing enrollee race and ethnicity.
Jun 24, 2022
D. Keith Branham, Kenneth Finegold, Lucy Chen, Melony E. Sorbero, Roald Euller, Marc N. Elliott, Benjamin D. Sommers
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