Research & Publications

 

BERC in EdWeek Promoting Youth Success

In BERC's work with City Schools, researcher Rachel E. Durham and practitioner Rachel Pfeifer show the power of a Research Practice Partnership through a pair of blogs that discuss work to promote youth success. Read more from the researcher perspective and...

BERC in Phi Delta Kappa

As community schools spread across the country, community school staff need effective approaches to engaging families and community-based partners. Such principles must be broadly applicable, given community schools’ mandate to adapt to different local contexts. Based...

Getting to High School in Baltimore

Getting to High School in Baltimore:  Student Commuting and Public Transportation Starting in 2015, BERC researchers became interested in high school student commutes and the potential relationship with attendance and tardiness. This first report examines the commutes...

College Fact Book

Baltimore City Schools College Fact Book, by Rachel E. Durham, Rudy Ruiz and Faith Connolly, provides a detailed update through the class of 2015 as part of a series of reports about Baltimore City Schools graduates' college access. For the first time, this report...

Baltimore Community Schools: Promise & Progress

This report, by Rachel E. Durham and Faith Connolly, examined the characteristics of students Community Schools serve, parent engagement, school climate, and student attendance outcomes, as compared to non-Community Schools.  In addition, the report examines...

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