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A partnership between the University of Iowa and the Iowa City Community School District will bridge the gap between research and practice to combat inequity in the district.
Interns Starr Davis and Andrea Lynch with Tessa Heeren
Six summer interns in the Equity Implemented Partnership with the Iowa City Schools showcased their research July 25th at 13th annual UI Summer Undergraduate Research Conference.  The conference is a culmination of the students' summer undergraduate research experiences at the UI.  Since participants present their work to the university research
The Iowa City Community School District is hiring an Equity Program Manager.  This position is funded through a two year research-practice partnership grant from the Spencer Foundation to help build internal capacity for the District's work on equity and school climate..
On Tuesday May 8, the Iowa City Community School District (ICCSD) and the University of Iowa Public Policy Center (PPC) released the 2018 report describing student experiences of school climate in the District’s schools.
In light of the stark data from LGBTQ students in the last climate survey, the Board passed a resolution affirming their support for LGBTQ students in April.  At Tuesday's Board meeting, "a handful of community members voiced their opposition."
Two of our student interns presented the project at the annual Research in the Capitol event showcasing the work of outstanding student researchers from the Iowa Regents Universities.