Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Are think tanks key to academic influence on policy? - Jarrett Carter, Education Dive

The Guardian offers advice on how faculty members can position their research for policy use and referral from lawmakers by way of working with think tanks. Work produced by think tanks is often cited in legislative reports, which can gain media coverage and lead to greater leverage in making more personal appeals to government officials. For policy makers, the best kind of think tank products are briefs that align with established personal ideals or issues of advocacy. http://www.educationdive.com/news/are-think-tanks-key-to-academic-influence-on-policy/423415/

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