CARE Project: Research Partnership to Improve Educational Outcome of Marginalized Children
The University of Minnesota, partnering with Miske Witt and Associates, Inc. has received a 1.1 million dollar grant from 2008-2010 to work in partnership with 8 countries on the CARE Patsy Collins Trust Fund Initiative, an initiative to improve the lives of the most marginalized girls and boys.
The research project involves four lead researchers from the University of Minnesota:
- Joan DeJaeghere, PI and assistant professor, Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development
- Chris Johnstone, co-PI, director of International Initiatives and research associate, National Center on Educational Outcomes
- David Chapman, professor, Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development
- Fran Vavrus, associate professor, Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development
- Graduate students are involved in project activities and a related course
EdPA 8087—Seminar: Educational Policy and Administration.
Countries where we are conducting research and implementing interventions include:
Chisamya, G., DeJaeghere, J., Kendall, N., Khan, M.A. (in press). Gender and education for all: Progress and problems in achieving gender equity. [PDF] International Journal of Educational Development
Revised January 2012