Awarded Projects for April 2020

Congratulations to Chris Curran for his award from the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida; Justin Ortagus and Isaac McFarlin for their award from the Helios Education Foundation; Ashley Pennypacker Hill for her award from the Florida Department of Education; and Zuchao Shen and Walter Leite for their award from the Spencer Foundation.

For more details, see the Awarded Projects table.


College of Education
Awarded Projects April 2020
Principal Investigator: Chris Curran (SHDOSE)
Co-PI: N/A
Funding Agency: American Civil Liberties Union of Florida
Project Title: The Expanding Presence of Police in Schools: An Analysis of Florida’s Expansion of School Resource Officers in Schools
Project Period: 3/16/2020 – 7/31/2020
Award Amount: $30,518
Principal Investigator: Justin Ortagus (SHDOSE)
Co-PI: Isaac McFarlin (SHDOSE)
Funding Agency: Helios Education Foundation
Project Title: An Examination of the Enrollment and Persistence Outcomes of the Florida College Student Re-Enrollment Demonstration
Project Period: 5/18/2020 – 5/16/2022
Award Amount: $115,000
Principal Investigator: Ashley Pennypacker Hill (P.K. Yonge)
Co-PI: N/A
Funding Agency: Florida Department of Education
Project Title: SEDNET Administration (Multiagency Network for Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disabilities)
Project Period: 3/13/2020 – 8/30/2020
Award Amount: $3,000
Principal Investigator: Zuchao Shen (SHDOSE)
Co-PI: Walter Leite (SHDOSE)
Funding Agency: Spencer Foundation
Project Title: Optimal Design for Mediation Studies in Group-Randomized Trials with Group-Level Mediators
Project Period: 9/1/2020 – 8/31/2021
Award Amount: $49,861