Our team routinely publishes in diverse outlets.

Below, find CRESP reports and journal articles on issues of education, nutrition, health, and social policy. Use the search bar to narrow the selection by author, title, description, or keywords.


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Lori’s Hands: Impacts on Participating Students

Lori’s Hands, founded in 2009, is a service learning organization based in Newark, Delaware. Each year over 100 community members are served by Lori’s Hands with the help of college student volunteers. The organization’s clientele includes individuals …

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Innovative Title III Senior Healthcare Program: Year 1 Implementation Lessons Learned and Early Outcomes

In 2019, CHEER, an organization which provides a full range of services for mature adults, including meals on wheels and congregate meals as part of the Older American’s Act (OAA) Title III Nutrition project, was awarded a grant from the Administration …

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Public-Private Partnerships to Promote Healthy Food Access

Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 17 calls for revitalizing global partnerships for sustainable development and strengthening the means of implementation of strategies, in part through that approach. One of the key and fundamental aspects of SDG 17 is …

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Assessing the Implementation of Kids’ Meals Healthy Default Beverage Policies in the State of California and City of Wilmington, Del.

HER Default Drinks Brief There is clear and consistent evidence that reducing consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) would improve kids’ health. SSB consumption is closely tied to increased risk for developing overweight and obesity, getting de …

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SNAP Incentive Reports

Click on the link below to review these reports regarding the Randomized Control Trial (RCT) which was managed and evaluated by the University of Delaware’s Center for Research in Education and Social Policy at 76 farmer’s markets (FMs) in 13 states an …

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Using Youth Risk Behavior Survey data to analyze housing instability among Delaware public school students

This study provides information about the prevalence, living conditions, and demographic characteristics of housing instability among students in the state of Delaware. Data were obtained from the Delaware Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) for the 2011 …

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K12 Teacher Academy Survey Results

K12 Teacher Academy Survey Results The Center for Research in Education and Social Policy (CRESP) at the University of Delaware (UD) was asked by the Delaware Department of Education (DDOE) to examine one of their career pathways: the K12 Teacher Acade …

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Parent Perspectives on Family-Based Psychological Interventions for Congenital Heart Disease

Parents of children with congenital heart disease (CHD) want individualized, formal psychosocial support during their children’s in-hospital stays, according to a new study published in the Journal of Pediatrics. The study by researchers from Nemours C …

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Understanding the Landscape of Default Beverage Policies and Preliminary Data from Delaware Restaurants

The consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) such as soda and energy drinks has been linked to obesity, diabetes, and heart disease, among other negative health outcomes. The consumption of SSBs is of particular concern for children, because the …

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Bookworms Case Study Brief

In the summer of 2018, the Center for Research in Education and Social Policy (CRESP) at the University of Delaware (UD) was approached to conduct a case study of the implementation of the Bookworms curriculum at a Case Study District (CSD) in rural So …

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