RMC Research Analyses of Oregon Public School Data Examine the Relationship between Transition to Middle School and Student Disciplinary Action

RMC Research directs a study funded by the National Institute of Justice Comprehensive School Safety Initiative. The study is designed to take a comprehensive and longitudinal approach to examining school violence and the school-to-prison pipeline through the examination of root causes, consequences of, and implications for Restorative Justice approaches. In one of the first presentations…

RMC Research Completes First-Year Report for the Nevada Native Youth Community Project Evaluation

The Nevada State Department of Education’s Native Youth Community Project prepares American Indian students in grades 7-12 for college and career using a three-fold plan that includes: (a) the support of the College and Career Coach (CCC) and Community-based Instructor (CBI); (b) activities designed to improve student academic performance, including tutoring and summer programs, conferences…

RMC Research Analyses of Oregon Public School Data Examine Individual and School-Level Influences on Discipline Offenses for Aggression among Students in Grades 1-6

RMC Research directs a study funded by the National Institute of Justice Comprehensive School Safety Initiative. The study is designed to take a comprehensive and longitudinal approach to examining school violence and the school-to-prison pipeline through the examination of root causes, consequences of, and implications for Restorative Justice approaches. In one of the first presentations…

REL Central Webinar on Teacher Candidate Evaluation Instruments

RMC Research will Present as Part of a REL Central Webinar on Teacher Candidate Evaluation Instruments on February 13, 2019 RMC Research is presenting as part of the REL Central webinar “Examining the Reliability and Validity of Teacher Candidate Evaluation Instruments” on Feb. 13. Presenters also include a representative from the Council for the Accreditation…

Nevada Native Youth Community Project

The evaluation of the Nevada Native Youth Community Project (NYCP) is a mixed methods formative and summative evaluation being conducted by staff from the RMC Tampa and Denver offices. The evaluation is designed to assess program impacts on students, parents/guardians, and community members associated with three schools: Yerington Intermediate School and Yerington High School in…

University of Nebraska-Lincoln National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program – Innovation at the Nexus of Food, Energy, and Water Systems (INFEWS)

RMC Research Corporation is serving as the external evaluator for the 5-year NSF-funded Research Traineeship Program (NRT) – Innovation at the Nexus of Food, Energy, and Water Systems (INFEWS) (Award #173562) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL). The NRT award to UNL establishes a new graduate training program that focuses on understanding the resilience of…

RMC Research Drills Down on Essential Mathematics Skills

Research indicates that there are some skills that are difficult to develop on your own—you probably need a good teacher to grow in certain areas. One of these areas is learning fractions, another is learning algebra. Without assistance, these skills are not going to develop and persist.[1] Of course, there are other skills that must…

Working with State and District Stakeholders to Collect Useful Data

Excellent research relies on collecting complete, high quality, and useful data elements from stakeholders. Through various projects, RMC Research works with research partners in states, districts, and schools to collect these data in a way that minimizes the burden placed on research partners, ensures consistency across sites, and that can provide useful information back to…

RMC Research Supports Development of a Teacher Candidate Performance Assessment in Kansas

RMC Research is working in partnership with REL Central at Marzano Research, the Kansas State Department of Education, and representatives of Kansas educator preparation programs to support development and implementation of the Kansas Student Observation Assessment Record (SOAR). The project focuses on technical support to develop scoring and scorer training procedures that foster reliable and…

The Broad Center

RMC Research is excited to partner with The Broad Center (TBC) to conduct a study of the impact that TBC-trained leaders have had on public education in the United States.  The study involves analysis of academic data from 2010-11 forward for both school districts and charter management organizations.  Results are expected to be reported in…

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