The Center for Public Partnerships and Research (CPPR) assists partners to address complex social issues by providing services in five main areas: research and evaluation, systems development, professional development, technical assistance, and performance management systems. CPPR currently benefits from more than 50 grants in the areas of early childhood, child welfare, child abuse/prevention, K-12 education and at-risk families. It has extensive experience with state, federal and community-based organizations to drive research and innovation and to build capacity. As part of the Achievement and Assessment Institute, CPPR can provide the technology to develop large-scale data collection portals. CPPR’s multidisciplinary team includes eight principal investigators and more than 40 additional staff.


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