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National Study of Charter-School Management Organizations Finds Varying Practices and Impacts (November 4, 2011)

Nestlé Nutrition Institute Reveals New Findings from Landmark Nestlé Feeding Infants and Toddlers Study (FITS) at Obesity 2011: New Data Shows Alarming Dietary Patterns Developing as Early as 12 to 24 Months (October 3, 2011)

Mathematica Evaluation Demonstrates Effectiveness of State-Based Advocacy Program (September 15, 2011)

Mathematica Examines Federal Support for Working-Age People with Disabilities (September 8, 2011)

The Promise of Population Health Management Programs (August 17, 2011)

Moving from Anecdotal to Evidence-Based: Caring for People with Disabilities (July 12, 2011)

New Guide Offers Help on Education Evaluation for States Launching ARRA-Funded Education Reform Initiatives (May 18, 2011)

Briefel Presents Findings from Landmark Nestle Feeding Infants and Toddlers Study (FITS) at Experimental Biology 2011 (April 11, 2011)

Mathematica Publications Offer Data-Driven Insights into Medicaid Behavioral Health Policies and Services (March 2, 2011)

Helping People with Disabilities Keep Their Jobs (February 24, 2011)

Providing Healthy Food to Those Most in Need: Evaluating the Success of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in 2008 (February 7, 2011)

Turning Evidence into Action: How to Implement CER at Point of Care (January 20, 2011)


Mathematica Study Examines Streamlining of Social Service and Health Programs (November 4, 2010)

Center on Health Care Effectiveness Launches Major Projects to Examine What Works, What Doesn't in Health Care (November 3, 2010)

Widely Used Math Curricula in U.S. Schools Yield Significantly Different Results (November 2, 2010)

Groundbreaking Study Finds Professional Coaching Boosts Child Care Quality (September 22, 2010)

Mathematica to Evaluate Demonstration Program to Improve Quality of Care in CHIP, Medicaid (September 21, 2010)

Medicaid Buy-In Participants with Severe Mental Illness: Brief Provides Profile of Recipients and Service Use (August 30, 2010)

Services Successfully Target the Most Vulnerable Elderly (August 24, 2010)

Helping the Most Elderly Remain Independent (August 10, 2010)

New Research on Patient Centered Medical Homes (August 2, 2010)

Interpreters in the Emergency Department Improve Patient and Health Provider Satisfaction (July 30, 2010)

Mathematica’s Center on Health Care Effectiveness Identifies Comparative Effectiveness Research Challenges: Federal Health Reform Initiative Raises the Stakes (July 15, 2010)

Mandatory Random Student Drug Testing Reduces Substance Use (July 13, 2010)

Two Years of Comprehensive Teacher Induction Can Boost Student Achievement (June 30, 2010)

Charter School Study Shows No Significant Overall Impacts on Achievement (June 29, 2010)

Report Highlights Strengths, Exposes Challenges of Charter School Management Organizations (June 28, 2010)

Mathematica’s Early Assessments of the Money Follows the Person Program: Fourth Report Describes Balance of State Long-Term Care Systems Before Implementation (June 23, 2010)

Mathematica Finds Positive Results in First Report on National Study of KIPP Schools (June 22, 2010)

Reforming Health Care: Sixth Brief in New Series Looks at Whether Medical Homes Will Improve Primary Care (June 8, 2010)

Racial Disparities in Asthma Exist Even Among Children with Equal Access to Health Care (June 7, 2010)

Early Results Show No Impact of Teacher Advancement Program in Chicago: No Measurable Effect on Teacher Retention, Student Test Scores in Second Year of Rollout (June 1, 2010)

A New Way of Measuring SSDI Beneficiaries Reentering the Workforce (May 26, 2010)

Reforming Health Care: Fifth Brief in New Series Looks at Financial Incentives for Providers and Consumers (May 25, 2010)

Can Relationship Skills Education Help Unmarried Parents and Their Children? (May 24, 2010)

Mathematica Researchers Assess Barriers and Enablers to Implementing Rigorous Evaluations of Social Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean (May 19, 2010)

Reforming Health Care: Fourth Brief in New Series Reviews the Evidence on Disease Management (May 17, 2010)

Reforming Health Care: Third Brief in New Series Looks at Evidence-Based Practice (May 10, 2010)

Mathematica Study Examines Curricula's Effects on Reading Comprehension (May 5, 2010)

Reforming Health Care: Second Brief in New Series Looks at Preventive Health Services (May 3, 2010)

Reforming Health Care: First Brief in New Series Looks at Link Between Coverage and Health (April 26, 2010)

Lessons From Faith-Based and Community Initiatives: Brief Examines Studies of Public and Private Partnerships (March 29, 2010)

Ending California's "Cash-Out" Policy: Report Evaluates Effects on Food Security of Low-Income Seniors, People with Disabilities (March 25, 2010)

Reinvesting in America’s Youth: Mathematica Report on the 2009 Summer Youth Employment Initiative (March 19, 2010)

New Frontiers in Quality: Brief from Mathematica Offers Ways to Reduce Hospitalizations and Improve Transitions for People Using Long-Term Care (March 10, 2010)

Improving Long-Term Nursing Facility Care: New Brief from Mathematica Suggests Shifting Care from Medicaid to Medicare for Dual Eligibles (March 4, 2010)

Head Start Programs and Preventing Childhood Obesity: Mathematica Researcher Co-Authors Article Addressing Epidemic (March 2, 2010)

Interpreters in the Emergency Department: Issue Brief from Mathematica Assesses How Professional Translators Improve Patient/Provider Satisfaction (February 25, 2010)

Feeding America: Landmark New Study Reveals Unprecedented Number of Americans Seeking Food (February 2, 2010)

Willing to Work: Brief Profiles Work-Oriented Social Security Disability Beneficiaries (January 27, 2010)

Health Care Reform History Highlights Changes for Accountable Care Organizations (January 20, 2010)

Episode-Based Payments: Charting a Course for Health Care Payment Reform (January 14, 2010)

Project SEARCH: Opening Doors to Employment for Young People with Disabilities—New Brief Profiles This Collaborative Model (January 14, 2010)



Early Intervention Seeks to Help Workers with Potentially Disabling Conditions Maintain Independence and Employment: New Brief Describes Implications for National Health Care Reform (December 15, 2009)

Study Shows Head Start Programs Surpass Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Requirements: Programs Obtaining Meals through School Districts Report Fewer Healthy Eating Practices (December 7, 2009)

Rates of Participation in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Vary by State: New Publication Looks at State Participation Rates for 2007 (December 2, 2009)

Practical Lessons for Health Care Reform from the Military Health System: New Issue Brief from Mathematica Notes that Universal Coverage Alone Will Not Address Health Care Disparities (December 2, 2009)

Lessons from Implementation of Mental Health Parity in California (December 1, 2009)

Mathematica to Evaluate Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Approaches: Eight-Year Study Examines Programs to Reduce Teen Risk Behaviors (November 19, 2009)

Early Implementation of “Money Follows the Person” Initiative More Challenging than Expected: From Institutions to the Community: Expanding Options for Long-Term Care Residents (November 18, 2009)

Social Network Analysis: A Useful Tool for Program Evaluation—New Issue Brief Describes Method for Mapping Relationships (November 17, 2009)

New Mathematica Report Finds Medicaid Buy-In Enrollees May Offer Savings to States: Participants Are Less Expensive than Other Adult Disabled Medicaid Enrollees (October 30, 2009)

IOM Recommends New Nutritional Requirements for School Meal Programs (October 20, 2009)

Study Shows that Diets of Infants Are Improving; Concerns Remain for Toddlers and Preschoolers (October 18, 2009)

USDA Awards Contract to Conduct 5-Year Study on Food Choices and Expenditures by U.S. Households (October 15, 2009)

Issue Brief Examines Outcomes for People with Disabilities Who Leave the Medicaid Buy-In Program (September 23, 2009)

Study Finds Fewer Disparities in Military Health System (September 9, 2009)

Increased Supports for New Teachers Have No Additional Effect on Student Achievement, Teacher Retention After Two Years: Less Intensive Induction Programs Just as Effective, Study Finds (August 31, 2009)

Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation Takes an In-Depth Look at Challenges Youth with Severe Disabilities Face: What Happens When They Turn 18? (August 25, 2009)

Case Studies Illustrate Use of Health Services Research: New Report from Mathematica Provides Examples of Pathways for Translating Results into Action (August 4, 2009)

Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care: New Brief from Mathematica Looks at Partnerships Between Employers and Health Plans (August 3, 2009)

New Mathematica Report Profiles State “Money Follows the Person” Efforts: Initiative Aims to Help Transition Institutionalized Individuals Back Into the Community (July 13, 2009)

Congressionally Mandated Study of Telemedicine Indicates No Savings to Medicare: Diabetes Care Article Reports on Mathematica’s Evaluation of a Home Telemedicine Demonstration (July 2, 2009)

The Role of Safety-Net Providers in Sharing Health Information Electronically: New Brief Reviews Barriers and Catalysts (June 18, 2009)

Making Progress on Health Care Disparities: New Report Evaluates the National Health Plan Collaborative (June 12, 2009)

Measuring Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care: New Brief Examines Efforts to Improve Data Collection (June 2, 2009)

Reading Comprehension Curricula Show No Positive Impacts on Achievement, First-Year Findings of New Federal Evaluation Reveal (May 5, 2009)

Teacher Advancement Program Improves Teacher Retention in Chicago (May 4, 2009)

Counting Working-Age People with Disabilities: What Current Data Tell Us and Options for Improvement (April 29, 2009)

Overcoming Language Barriers in Health Care Interactions: New Brief from Mathematica Looks at National and State Efforts (April 8, 2009)

New Report on Charter School Performance Finds Test-Score Effects Comparable to Those of Conventional Public Schools: Favorable Graduation and College-Entry Results Suggest Possibility of Long-Term Benefits (March 18, 2009)

The Promise of Care Coordination: Certain Models of Care Coordination Can Reduce Hospitalization and Health Care Expenditures Among Medicare Beneficiaries, Improve Quality of Care: New Report Offers Evidence-Base as a Foundation to Build Urgently Needed Reforms in Primary Care for Older Americans (March 17, 2009)

Study Documents Benefits and Out-of-Pocket Costs for Enrollees in Medicare Advantage: Wide Variability Noted in Premiums and Cost Sharing (March 12, 2009)

New Policy Brief Looks at State Policies to Encourage Limited-Benefit Health Plans: Can These Policies Reduce the Number of Uninsured? (March 5, 2009)

Money Follows the Person Demonstration Issues First Report from the Field: Transitioning Medicaid Enrollees from Institutions to the Community (February 26, 2009)

First-Year Results of Federal Mathematics Education Study Shed Light on What Works to Raise Math Achievement in Early Grades (February 25, 2009)

Final Report Released on Congressionally Mandated Study of Educational Technology Products: Study Examines Effectiveness of Computer-Based Reading and Math Products (February 18, 2009)

New Brief from Mathematica Looks at Extent of Payment Errors in School Meal Programs: Concerns About Reimbursements Prompt Scrutiny of National Lunch and Breakfast Programs (February 17, 2009)

New Brief from Mathematica Focuses on Provider/Patient Communication in Health Care (February 16, 2009)

Demonstration Projects of Coordinated Care Programs for Medicare Beneficiaries With Chronic Illnesses Find That Most Do Not Show Benefit (February 10, 2009)

Study Evaluates Different Routes to Teacher Certification: Certification Method, Level of Teaching Coursework Have No Effect on Student Achievement (February 9, 2009)

HIPAA Privacy Rule Fails to Adequately Protect Patient Privacy and Hampers Health Research (February 4, 2009)

Results of the Third School Nutrition Dietary Assessment Study Published:Journal of the American Dietetic Association Presents Study Findings and Policy Implications for Improving the Health of US Children and Adolescents (February 1, 2009)

Parents, Providers Often Disagree on Mental Health Counseling: Pediatrics Article Reveals Communication Gap Between Doctors and Parents (January 16, 2009)



New Briefs Shed Light on Latino Immigration in New Rural Areas (December 29, 2008)

Report Highlights Barriers and Benefits to Physician Payment Reform: Encourages Moving Beyond P4P for Individual Services to Enhance the Totality of Patient Care (December 15, 2008)

Are Food Stamps Reaching Those in Need? New Mathematica Publication Looks at State Participation Rates for 2006 (December 12, 2008)

Making Medical Homes Work: Moving from Concept to Practice: Policy Perspective Identifies Operational Issues that Can Make or Break Medical Homes (December 11, 2008)

Incorporating Academic Learning into Career and Technical Education Requires Time, Effort, and Money (December 1, 2008)

Expansion of Medicare Private Health Plans Increases Medicare Costs, Adds Complexity Without Evidence of Improving Care, Studies Published in Health Affairs Shows (November 24, 2008)

New Brief Looks at Using Section 125 Premium-Only Plans to Expand Health Coverage (November 19, 2008)

Teens Have Positive But Changing Views of Marriage: Brief Notes Increasing Acceptance of Cohabitation Among Teens and an Increasing Desire to Postpone Marriage (November 6, 2008)

Providing More-Intensive Teacher Induction Programs Has No Impact in the First Year, According to Large-Scale Study: Prevailing, Less-Comprehensive Services Just as Effective (October 28, 2008)

How Do the Employment Outcomes of Buy-In Participants Differ by Prior Medicaid Participation? New Brief Looks at Data from Massachusetts (October 14, 2008)

Pathways to Work Program in the United Kingdom Increases Employment of People with Disabilities: New Brief from Mathematica’s Center for Studying Disability Policy Notes Lessons for U.S. (October 8, 2008)

What Works Clearinghouse Releases New Practice Guide for Teachers & Administrators on Reducing Elementary School Behavior Problems (September 25, 2008)

Inaugural Brief from Mathematica’s Center for Studying Disability Policy Highlights Earnings and Work Expectations of Social Security Disability Beneficiaries (September 16, 2008)

New Study of Children’s Health Initiatives in Three Counties Shows Dramatic Gains in Children’s Dental Health Care (September 9, 2008)

New Issue Brief Details Medicaid Data on Prescription Drug Use by Dual Eligibles: Focuses on Issues Facing Medicare Part D Plans (August 19, 2008)

“Passport to Teaching” Alternative Certification Route Places More Than 300 Teachers: Florida and Idaho Employ the Most ABCTE Grads, According to New Mathematica Survey (July 24, 2008)

Family Resources, Parenting Quality Influence Children's Early Cognitive Development (July 15, 2008)

U.S. Secondary Schools Serving Up Unhealthy Foods: More Than 9 in 10 High Schools Sell Foods and Beverages in Vending Machines and A la Carte (July 7, 2008)

Charter School Students in Chicago Enjoy Better Graduation, College Entry Rates (May 7, 2008)

Most Medicaid Buy-In Participants Not Utilizing Work Incentive Programs Offered by the Social Security Administration (January 17, 2008)



Are Food Stamps Reaching Those in Need? New Publication Looks at State Participation Rates for 2005 (November 28, 2007)

Coverage and Access Increased Significantly: New Report from Mathematica Details a Decade of the State Children's Health Insurance Program (September 20, 2007)

New Brief from Mathematica's Working with Disability Series Profiles the Demonstration to Maintain Independence and Employment (September 6, 2007)

How Do Medicaid Buy-In Participants Compare with Other Medicaid Enrollees with Disabilities? Brief Notes Participants Had Lower Medicaid Expenditures and Were More Likely to Receive Treatment for Psychiatric Conditions (July 16, 2007)

Pay-For-Performance In Medicaid Managed Care: Money Talks, But Only If There's Enough Of It, And Only If Plans Talk To Providers As Well (June 26, 2007)

Nearly 40 Percent of Medicaid Buy-In Participants Increase Their Earnings After Enrolling (June 14, 2007)

New Brief Examines Features of Available Personal Health Records: Features May Not Match Needs of Underserved Individuals (May 17, 2007)

New Brief Looks at Designing Personal Records for Underserved Populations (April 19, 2007)

Impacts of Four Abstinence Education Programs (April 13, 2007)

Coordinating Care for Medicare Fee-For-Service Beneficiaries: Findings from Year Two of Medicare Coordinated Care Demonstration Note Few Effects on Patient Behavior or Use of Medicare Services (April 11, 2007)

New Report Released on Congressionally Mandated Evaluation of 15 Educational Technology Products: Scientifically Based Study Examines Effectiveness of Computer-Based Reading and Math Programs (April 5, 2007)

Working with Disability: Who Are the Top Medicaid Buy-In Earners? (March 19, 2007)