Health Safety & Well-Being

Scared Straight

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Scared Straight and other similar programs are ineffective and likely increase juvenile recidivism rates, according to research. Read More

Preparing Adult English Learners for Career Success: Evaluation Report

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Read WestEd's evaluation findings of a program designed to prepare adult English learners for the workforce.Read More

Research & Evaluation: Learn About Our Studies and More

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Our Research & Evaluation web section features studies, reports, news, and more. Explore today.Read More

Scared Straight and Other Juvenile Awareness Programs: A Systemic Review

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Does Scared Straight prevent crime or lead to more criminal behavior? Download this systemic review report.Read More

School Professional Climate and Teacher Evaluation: Research Brief

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Most teachers in this study sample are satisfied with the process for evaluating their performance.Read More

Toward Parent–Teacher Transformative Agency for Educational Justice

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The authors, including WestEd's Sola Takahashi, discuss potential impact of parent-teacher participatory design-based research.Read More

Top Research & Evaluation Reports for July

Top 10 Research and Evaluations reports

Analyzing Student-Level Disciplinary Data tops WestEd's research and evaluation reports. Read More

Formative Case Study on Long-Term Unemployment: Recent Research

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Read lessons learned from WestEd's study of a program designed to address long-term unemployment in San Francisco.Read More

Research Review Coauthored by Petrosino Makes Top 5 Downloads

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A review of Scared Straight programs, coauthored by Anthony Petrosino, is ranked #5 in international online library. Read More

Join WestEd at the Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy Symposium

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Joseph McCrary, Katie Grogan, and Jenna Terrell will present on the school safety research panel. Read More