Center for Urban Research and Learning

Loyola University Chicago

Here you will find all of CURL's research projects and publications. 

Filtering by Category: Policy

Strategies for Using Whole School Climate Prevention to Support the Morale of Staff

The purpose of this proposed research is to develop specific strategies for using whole school climate prevention to support the morale of staff when experiencing unexpected change which increases teacher’s stress and may have a negative impact on student’s learning.  These findings will be the result of a mixed method study of an urban middle school that was targeted for downsizing in a large urban district and is now implementing school-wide prevention for behavior problems. 

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Evaluation of Medicaid Housing Demonstration Project

This endeavor is a process and outcome evaluation of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC) Medicaid Supportive Housing Pilot Project in collaboration with AFC and Health Disability Advocates (HDA).  CURL and HDA will partner in this research, with CURL focusing on the process evaluation and analysis of outcome data. HDA will focus on the policy context and recommendations.

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