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Research Focus Areas
Key Health Research Focus Areas
As a result of the thorough review of input received from stakeholder interviews and surveys, attendees of the Confluence Conference and content experts from the Seattle School District, five research priority areas have been identified. Click on the focus area for a description.
Three phases of research are planned for each priority area, under the direction of an academic research team lead.
Phase 1: A descriptive analysis of existing data to inform future research questions
Phase 2: Additional data collection to further study “naturally occurring experiments” in the district or to answer
other research questions of interest informed from Phase 1 results and additional stakeholder input
Phase 3: The development of grants to fund additional experimental studies