The SchoolWorks Lab researches school reform data and conclusions to provide answers to questions on relevant topics useful to the general public and the field of education. Listed below are executive summaries of the lab’s research in chronological order. Please contact Robert Southworth if you want further information at rasouth@schoolworkslab.org.

Recent Reports

Southworth, R. (2021a). Report of the First Administration of the FSA at The Foundations School. Palm Beach County, FL: Center for Creative Education and The Foundations School.

Southworth, R. (2021b). Measuring the Creative Mindset of Students; Performance Task Assessment. Palm Beach County, FL: Center for Creative Education and The Foundations School.

Southworth, R. (2021c). Measuring the Degrees of Reading Proficiency at the Foundations School. Palm Beach County, FL: Center for Creative Education and The Foundations School.

Southworth, R. (2021d). Teacher Growth Model for Improving Teacher Quality. Palm Beach County, FL: Center for Creative Education and The Foundations School.

Southworth, R. (2019). 3rd-Year Evaluation of the Center for Creative Education’s Arts for Literacy Program. Available: The SchoolWorks Lab, Inc.

Southworth, R., Gardiner, M., & Westervelt, N. (2017). Measuring the Effect of Arts Integration on Instructional Improvement and Academic Achievement in Disadvantaged Populations. Paper accepted at American Educational Research Association annual conference in San Antonio, TX, 2017. Available: The SchoolWorks Lab, Inc.

Southworth, R., Gardiner, M., & Westervelt, N. (2015). Arts Integration Improves Student Achievement. Paper accepted at American Educational Research Association annual conference in Chicago, 2015. Available: The SchoolWorks Lab, Inc.

Downloadable Research Reports

2016-2017: Measuring the Impact of the Center for Creative Education’s Arts-Based Education Model

2011-2014: Evaluation Compendium of the AEMDD Arts Integration

AEMDD RAISE Arts Integrated Unit Lesson Plans

2013: Atlantic Shakespeare Company: What We Value Grid

2010-2014: Arts Integration, Rochester, NY

2007-2009: Arts Integration, Rochester, NY

2004-2006:  Brooklyn Philharmonic, Brooklyn, NY

2000-2005:  New York State Council on the Arts, New York, NY

2002:  San Diego High School Exit Exam; San Diego, CA

1994-2001:  School of the Future, New York, NY

1990:  Fenway Middle College High School, Boston, MA