Highlights from scholarly journals

A Sense of Site

By Rachel Wright

The places where social change work occurs can shape—and, in some cases, complicate—how that work unfolds.


If It Does Good, Feel It

By Adrienne Day

Benefiting emotionally from altruistic behavior doesn’t lessen—indeed, it increases—other people’s regard for that behavior.


A “Value Added” Evaluation

By Adrienne Day

Teachers who help boost students’ test scores also have a notable impact on students’ long-term outcomes.