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Research design is the overall strategy or plan for integrating the various components of a research study in a coherent and logical way. It consists of the framework and data collection methods used to answer and address the research questions and issues.

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Questions to ask before implementing a school-wide programQuestions to ask <I>before</i> implementing a school-wide program

Multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS) typically include school-wide or universal support (tier 1), targeted interventions for at-risk students (tier 2), and individualized services for students with intensive needs (tier 3). Read our post for more information about multi-tiered frameworks. MTSS have been increasingly adopted across schools in the U.S. and ...
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What does our Student Behavior Research Team study?What does our Student Behavior Research Team study?

More than one of every five students has, or is at risk for, an emotional or behavioral disorder which can adversely affect earning and relationships. We study several types of school-wide and classroom-based programs to support students with emotional, social, and behavioral issues, and these are the most common types ...
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Why work with us? Because we know what works!Why work with us? Because we know what works!

Our team works with state and local education agencies to select, implement, and evaluate programs that meet their high priority education needs. Whether you’re a school leader or teacher, an intervention developer, or a funder looking to invest in effective behavior management and socioemotional interventions, you’ll find a variety of ...
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Meet our Student Behavior Research TeamMeet our Student Behavior Research Team

In this first blog entry, we introduce our research team and describe why we love our work so much. Our team of researchers, evaluators, and technical assistance providers brings a wealth of expertise, with a common emphasis on the social and emotional well-being of children from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds. ...
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