Resource: Practical Strategies for Recruiting Districts and Schools for Education Impact Studies

This brief (PDF, 16 pages) helps researchers newer to school-based impact studies recruit districts and schools that represent the study's population of interest so that the findings are more actionable for educators. The brief provides practical strategies on these four topics that play an important role in a district or school's willingness to participate in a study: 

  • Attention to urgent priorities and needs 

  • Limited staff capacity 

  • Commitment to fairness and collaborative practices 

  • Protection of student and staff privacy.  

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