Research Tags: Schools

Why Healthy Communities Matter to Businesses

The County Health Rankings & Roadmaps program, a collaboration between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, highlights the many social and economic factors which influence health, and provides resources to help communities take action.

Is Inclusionary Zoning Inclusionary? A Guide for Practitioners

This report examines 11 Inclusionary Zoning programs across the United States to determine the extent to which the policies serve lower-income families and provide IZ recipients with access to low-poverty neighborhoods and residentially assign them to high-performing schools, thereby promoting the academic achievement and educational attainment of their children.

Does School Mobility Place Elementary School Children at Risk for Lower Math Achievement?

This research, which involved children enrolled in the Chicago public school system, was published in the APA journal Developmental Psychology®. It shows that children who experienced fewer school transitions over a five-year period demonstrated greater cognitive skills and higher math achievement in early elementary school, relative to their counterparts who changed schools frequently.