The Research Alliance conducted a series of in-depth focus groups to better understand potential barriers to participation in summer meals programs. This brief highlights insights from these focus groups, including parents’ sense of the benefits of summer meals programs, as well as their ideas for how these programs might be improved.
Research Alliance Executive Director James Kemple speaks about school reopening to Gothamist. Deputy Director Cheri Fancsali talks with the Washington Post about challenges facing new NYC's new schools Chancellor. Kemple is named to City and State New York's "Education Power 100."
As part of the Research Alliance’s evaluation of the CS4All initiative, we have been examining progress toward equitable CS participation in NYC schools. This Spotlight post uses data from the 2016-2017 through 2018-2019 school years to explore NYC students’ participation in CS across grade bands.
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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.