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SNAP Congressional Testimony

Key resources include data visualization, household characteristics report, and microsimulation models.

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A Digital Exploration of SNAP

This interactive data visualization helps place the SNAP program in context.

 

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Paul Decker talks about our unique, rigorous approach.

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Reforming Physician Payments

This March 11 forum will look at proposed sustainable growth rate replacement models.

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The Knowledge Is Power Program: Preparing Youth for College

Mathematica is building on our initial study of Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP) middle schools with this five-year project, designed to address the question of whether KIPP can maintain its effectiveness as the network grows. The study includes an impact analysis, an implementation analysis, and a...

Impacts of the Teach For America Investing in Innovation Scale-Up

In 2010, Teach For America (TFA) launched a major expansion effort, funded in part by a five-year Investing in Innovation (i3) scale-up grant of $50 million from the U.S. Department of Education.

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National Evaluation of Teach For America

Our national evaluation of Teach For America (TFA) examined the impact of TFA teachers on student learning, finding that students of TFA teachers made larger gains in math than students of other teachers, while holding their own in reading.

Emerging Roles of Residential Treatment Centers in the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services System

Mathematica examined (1) the extent to which residential treatment providers operationalize systems of care values and principles and whether there are barriers to doing so, (2) the extent to which families, both youth and caregivers, are partners in the development, oversight, and operation of RTC services,...

Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP)

To help reduce the risks of pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections, and associated risk behaviors among teenagers, Congress authorized PREP as part of the 2010 ACA. Mathematica's evaluation is documenting how PREP-funded programs are operationalized and assessing selected programs’ effectiveness....

Parents and Children Together (PACT)

Parents and Children Together (PACT) is a five-year evaluation of the Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood grant program to help couples build and sustain healthy relationships and marriages, and to strengthen positive father-child interaction.

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Assessing the Effectiveness of Teach For America's Investing in Innovation Scale-Up

In 2010, Teach For America (TFA) launched a major expansion effort, funded in part by a five-year Investing in Innovation (i3) scale-up grant of $50 million from the U.S. Department of Education.

Impacts of the Teach For America Investing in Innovation Scale-Up

In 2010, Teach For America (TFA) launched a major expansion effort, funded in part by a five-year Investing in Innovation (i3) scale-up grant of $50 million from the U.S. Department of Education.

The Impact of Playworks on Boys' and Girls' Physical Activity During Recess

Playworks had a significant impact on some measures of girls’ physical activity at recess, but no significant impact on measures of boys’ physical activity.

Serving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Recipients in a Post-Recession Environment

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) agencies are operating in a challenging post-recession environment, with growing program demands and shrinking state and local budgets.

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CSDP Forum: Early Findings from the Benefit Offset National Demonstration (BOND)

BOND tests an innovation that allows SSDI beneficiaries to earn more while keeping part of their disability benefits. Forum speakers provided background on BOND, presented findings from the first two years' process and impact analyses, and discussed potential policy and research implications.

PCORI Recap

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CIRE Forum: Transforming Technical Assistance: Using Evidence to Enrich the Experience

This forum explored the standards for effective technical assistance (TA). Evidence-based TA draws upon proven research techniques and products, which inform (1) the TA content, (2) the process of providing TA (based on adult learning principles), and (3) the measurement of the policy or program improvement...

CIRE Forum Highlights: Transforming Technical Assistance: Using Evidence to Enrich the Experience

This short video presents highlights from the January 2015 CIRE forum on transforming technical assistance.

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