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Getting Scholarship Into Policy: Lessons From University-Based Bipartisan Scholarship Brokers

Abstract There is a documented gap between research-based recommendations produced by university-based scholars in the field of education in the United States and the evidence that U.S. politicians' use when deciding which educational policies to implement or amend. This is a problem because university-based education scholars produce vast quantities of research each year, some of which could, and more importantly should, be useful to politicians in their decision-making processes and yet, politicians continue to make policy decisions about education without the benefit of much of the knowledge that has been gained through scholarly research. I refer to the small fraction of university-based education scholars who are demonstrably successful at ... (more)
Created Date 2013
Contributor Ackman, Emily Rydel (Author) / Garcia, David R (Advisor) / Powers, Jeanne (Committee member) / Fischman, Gustavo E (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Education policy / Public policy / Political Science / education / policy makers / politicians / professors / research use / university-based researchers
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 186 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Educational Leadership and Policy Studies 2013
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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