A school district leader reflects on the impact of recent research about the district's 4-year-old kindergarten program.

New research analyzes the associations between enrollment in four-year-old kindergarten and kindergarten readiness. Contributed by the Madison Education Partnership.

A community-based organization's partnership with researchers creates a 'knowledge neighborhood' supporting after-school programs.

A research-practice partnership examines how urban after-school programs can support positive youth development.

A school district leader reflects on the competing demands and collaboration challenges of designing and administering an annual, district-wide survey.

Researchers share their experiences of collaborating with district staff on survey design and development. Contributed by the Los Angeles Education Research Institute.

An education researcher offers advice to district leaders interested in engaging with researchers.

A new study reveals key strategies for building strong relationships between researchers and practitioners from the perspective of district leaders.

A research-practice partnership shares tips for writing about research for a broad audience. Contributed by the Philadelphia Education Research Consortium.

Reflecting on its first few years, a young research-practice partnership shares skills needed to foster strong relationships. Contributed by the Philadelphia Education Research Consortium.

The opinions expressed in Urban Education Reform: Bridging Research and Practice are strictly those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinions or endorsement of Editorial Projects in Education, or any of its publications.

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