CPRE : Consortium for Policy Research in Education

Merck Institute for Science Education (MISE)-CPRE Teachers College

Sponsoring Agency: Merck Institute for Science Education
Research Director: Tom Corcoran (CPRE-Teachers College)

Project duration: 2007-present

CPRE-Teachers College has partnered with the Merck Institute for Science Education (MISE) to support six areas: serving as MISE’s knowledge partner and making research accessible to MISE staff and those working with them; assisting with the design and implementation of MISE’s partnership with the Newark Public Schools; developing a program to strengthen literacy development in science classes; assisting with strategic planning and the development of the Academy for Leadership in Science; identifying indicators to track the impact of MISE on its partner districts; leading and supporting the evaluation of In-Step, a Merck-supported science initiative in Thailand; and designing and implementing a system for supporting the implementation of instructional reforms in science in Thailand.

Science Instruction in Newark Public Schools (Thomas B. Corcoran and Gail B. Gerry, CPRE Research Report #RR-71)

Start date: 
January 2007
End date: 
January 2013