Data-sharing agreements are central for partnerships known as Research Alliances. Trust is central for developing agreements about how and with whom data will be shared, data security, and communicating about findings.

Guiding Tips and Questions

“The big issue is trust. People want to know that you are not going to surprise them and that they will have opportunities to be involved throughout the process.”

Jim Kemple The Research Alliance for New York City Schools

Work Samples

While not all RPPs have formal data sharing agreements, examples from those who do can be quite useful.

Data Sharing Agreements:

Here are examples of jointly-developed research agendas: