Conducting Research in BSD
Interested in conducting research involving the District? Submit a research proposal to the Teaching & Learning Department.
Past examples of research include comparing the effectiveness of competing reading programs and the impact of early vocabulary intervention for at-risk students.
Please note that the approval process may take several weeks for committee approval.
BSD Research Requirements
Agreement to Conduct Research
- Apply for a background check (required for non-District researchers)
Researchers that conduct studies on school property must be
Survey Fundamentals: A guide to designing and implementing surveys.
From the University of Wisconsin-Madison (2010), this guide addresses such fundamentals as identifying the target population, how to develop reliable, quality questions, and how to responsibly collect and analyze the results. It is strongly recommended that those interested in conducting surveys within the Beaverton School District read through this guide before submitting their survey requests.