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Doctoral Dissertation Research: Race, Achievement and Trust in Student-Teacher Relationships

Racial inequality in education has a long history in the United States. The most persistent manifestation of this history is the racial achievement gap. This project will address the racial achievement gap from the vantage point of black students in racially segregated, high-poverty schools. More specifically, this study examines how trust shapes the quality of their relationships with teachers and their educational outcomes. This research is guided by the premise that trust can be a lever for improving the schooling experiences and academic performance of disadvantaged students.

Collaborative to Advance Equity through Research Seed Grant

The Collaborative to Advance Equity through Research (CAETR) seeks to highlight the groundbreaking work being done on our campus around women and girls of color, to build capacity in order to bolster and expand existing research projects, and to support the creation of new initiatives. Finally, it also aims to support collaborative work with institutional and community partners.

Deadline: 

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Understanding Teacher Change and Teachers as Learners in K-12 Classrooms

The James S McDonnell Foundation (JSMF) announces a new program in 2017 that will fund education research on the science of teaching and expand our understanding of teachers as learners and as agents of change in education.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Grants

Ford awards grants in many categories: civic engagement and government; equitable development; youth opportunity and learning; internet freedom; inclusive economies; creativity and free expression; and gender, racial and ethnic justice.

Research to Inform Child Support Policies and Programs

About half of all American children will spend at least part of their childhood living in a single-parent, most frequently single-mother, family. Single-parent families with minor children are particularly economically vulnerable.

The child support enforcement program plays a critical role in facilitating private income transfers from noncustodial parents to their nonresident children.

Deadline: 

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Intergenerational Mobility in the United States

The Russell Sage Foundation (RSF) seeks applications for research projects that deepen our understanding of intergenerational mobility by using recently released statistics on mobility from the Equality of Opportunity Project.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Research and Evaluation on Violence Against Women: Sexual Violence, Intimate Partner Violence, Stalking, and Teen Dating Violence

Violence Against Women research and evaluation is one of the major foci of National Institute of Justice’s Violence and Victimization Research Division. The goals of the Violence Against Women program of research are to improve knowledge and understanding of teen dating violence, intimate partner violence,
stalking, and sexual violence. NIJ strives to support objective and independent knowledge and validated tools to reduce violence against women and girls, and promote justice for victims of crime.

Deadline: 

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Research on Food Security using the Panel Study of Income Dynamics

The University of Kentucky Center for Poverty Research, in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service and Food and Nutrition Service, seeks research proposals on food security using data from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID). Research funded competitively under this announcement will focus on economic analyses of longitudinal household food insecurity and its links to food assistance program participation, work, income, consumption, health, and wealth.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Determinants of Life Expectancy by Income and Geography, and Implications for Social Security Policy

The National Bureau for Economic Research (NBER), a private, non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to conducting and disseminating economic research, seeks applications for research projects that deepen our understanding of the mechanisms explaining geographic variation in the relationship between income and life expectancy in the United States, by using recently released statistics from the Health Inequality Project.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Reducing Health Disparities Among Minority and Underserved Children Exploratory/Development Grant (R21)

This initiative encourages research that targets the reduction of health disparities among children. Investing in early childhood development is essential.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Monday, February 17, 2020

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