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.

Publications

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Employee and Customer Reactions to a Healthy In-Store Marketing Intervention in Supermarkets

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Supermarkets are a primary source of food for American households, and increased presence in low-income, high-minority neighborhoods present opportunities to increase access to healthy foods. It is important to assess store manager and customer reactio …

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Parallel-Group Randomized Study on the Impact of a Modified TeamSTEPPS Training on Resident and Nurse Attitudes Toward Teamwork and their Adherence to Patient Safety Protocols

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Gaps remain in what constitutes optimal healthcare team training in terms of design and impact. This study utilizes a parallel group randomized design to study the impact of a modified TeamSTEPPS training on resident and nurse attitudes toward teamwork …

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Connecting Healthy Farms to Healthy Delawareans: A Farm and Food Report

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In partnership with the Delaware Department of Agriculture, this report reflects conversations with more than 45 Delawareans, representing leadership from agriculture, public health, food retailers, economic development, government and civic organizati …

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An Examination of the Benefits, Limitations, and Challenges of Conducting Randomized Experiments with Principals

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The past decade has seen considerable debate about how to best evaluate the efficacy of educational improvement initiatives, and members of the educational leadership research community have entered the debate with great energy. Throughout this debate, …

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Backtalk: Education is the Best Medicine

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There is a direct connection between the level of education and public health. Policymakers from these two fields should collaborate to press for education improvements that would ultimately result in better public health. Keywords: health, low-income, …

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Year One Results from the Multi-Site Randomized Evaluation of the i3 Scale-Up of Reading Recovery

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Reading Recovery (RR) is a short-term, one-to-one intervention designed to help the lowest achieving readers in first grade. This article presents first-year results from the multisite randomized controlled trial (RCT) and implementation study under th …

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Physical Activity and Food Environment Assessments: Implications for Practice

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There is growing interest in the use of physical activity and nutrition environmental measures by both researchers and practitioners. Built environment assessment methods and tools range from simple to complex and encompass perceived, observed, and geo …

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Urban Farm Complex Research

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This document provides an in-depth look at the possibilities for implementing an urban farm complex on the lot on Gordon Street (Wilmington, DE). We begin with an overview of Wilmington’s Socio-economic Demographics to frame the project followed by ext …

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Educational Contracting and the Translation of Research into Practice

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The Case of Data Coach Vendors in Delaware: Accountability puts demands on educational agencies that often exceed their capacity. As a result, a variety of educational organizations are contracted to design and implement policy. Programs and services o …

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A Discrete Choice Approach to Modeling Food Store Access

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Assessments of access to healthful food frequently use GIS to measure the distance and concentration of food outlets relative to where residents live. These descriptive approaches do not account for food shopping behavior, which may vary based on the a …

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