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Stopping the Transmission of Opioids to the Next Generation (S.T.Op NextGen)

This dashboard brings focus to the unique health risks faced by women of child-bearing age with opioid misuse—including unintended pregnancies, neonatal opioid dependence, and child protective services involvement.

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This brief presents findings of a formative examination of the use of child support cooperation requirements among states that have executed the option to impose a child support cooperation requirement in their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or child care subsidy program.

This issue brief, the second in a series of briefs analyzing the impact of proposed changes to SNAP, describes how these changes could impact program participants, including children.

This study reports on a factorial experiment using Bayesian hierarchical analysis to test the effects of different ways to present school information to low-income parents choosing schools for their children.

In this paper, the authors examine the effects of the beverage tax of 1.5 cents per ounce that was implemented in Philadelphia starting January 1, 2017.

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More school choice usually means more competition between schools. But whether that competition leads to good or bad outcomes depends on how parents are choosing their schools.

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The Money Follows the Person Demonstration is a federal initiative to help states reduce their reliance on institutional care for people needing long-term care, and expand options for elderly people and individuals with disabilities to receive care in the community.

In 2008, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration commissioned Mathematica to conduct a national random assignment evaluation of the Workforce Investment Act Adult and Dislocated Worker programs' effectiveness.

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The Evaluation of Employment Coaching for TANF and Related Populations is a five-year evaluation of employment coaching interventions to help Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients and other low-income people reach their goals of economic security.

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