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Recruiting and Retaining High School Students in Out-of-School Work-Based Learning

In the first report of two from the Research Alliance's study of ExpandED STEM Options, we examine student recruitment, enrollment, and retention for the 2022 cohort.

Executive Director's Note

Dr. Cheri Fancsali discusses efforts to improve evidence use in NYC’s education ecosystem, by engaging a wider range of stakeholders; translating research findings into concrete tools for policy and practice; and cultivating a diverse network of research affiliates, to generate evidence on a broader range of topics that matter to NYC students, schools, and communities.

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Peer Continuity from Middle to High School

This Spotlight post looks at peer continuity in several ways, including the percentage of students who were the only person from their 8th grade class to attend their high school—and how this varies by race/ethnicity and neighborhood poverty.

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Jim Kemple Closes Out Tenure as Executive Director of Research Alliance for NYC Schools

Kemple has helmed the independent educational research organization since its founding in 2008.

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Dr. Kathryn Hill Named Research Director

The Research Alliance is excited to announce that Dr. Kathryn Hill has been promoted to Research Director.

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The Research Alliance for New York City Schools conducts rigorous studies on topics that matter to the city’s public schools. We strive to advance equity and excellence in education by providing nonpartisan evidence about policies and practices that promote students' development and academic success.  

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