Research Application Review Criteria

  • All applications must be completed before they can be reviewed. Please see the Application Checklist for a list of needed materials.
  • The research/evaluation must have a high value to a particular school, to WJCC Public Schools as a whole, or to education in general. 
  • The project’s research proposal contains explicit objectives. 
  • The project is based on sound literature review. 
  • The project’s research design and instrumentation are technically sound. 
  • The project’s timeline are reasonable, and allows schools some flexibility in scheduling data collection and other activities. 
  • The project causes minimal intrusion on instructional time. 
  • The project causes minimal intrusion on regular duty time of faculty and staff. 
  • The project does not cause significant departure from school routine. 
  • The project procedures to obtain consent from parents/guardians and/or other adults are in place. 
  • The project procedures to maintain data confidentiality and to protect students’ privacy are in place. 
  • The project activities are compatible with WJCC Public School’s policies, curriculum guidelines and programs and services.