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This report summarizes findings from Mathematica’s multiyear evaluation of School Improvement Grants (SIG) for the Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences. It describes the practices schools used and examines the impact of SIG on student achievement.

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Low-income families who live paycheck to paycheck are trapped in a vicious and frustrating cycle. The frustrating reality is that the social programs that serve our neediest families operate the same way.

This brief summarizes findings from a new report from Mathematica’s multiyear evaluation of School Improvement Grants (SIG) for the Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences. It describes the practices schools used and examines the impact of SIG on student achievement.

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In this study of more than 500 schools, 60 districts, and all 50 states and the District of Columbia, Mathematica is conducting an implementation and impact analysis of Race To the Top and School Improvement Grants, two programs that aim to foster systematic school reform.

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This report summarizes findings from Mathematica’s multiyear evaluation of School Improvement Grants (SIG) for the Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences. It describes the practices schools used and examines the impact of SIG on student achievement.

This brief summarizes findings from a new report from Mathematica’s multiyear evaluation of School Improvement Grants (SIG) for the Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences. It describes the practices schools used and examines the impact of SIG on student achievement.

This report describes grantees’ experiences and short-term outcomes during the implementation phase of the Family Engagement Impact Project (FEIP). It also presents recommendations for others interested in leveraging public-private partnerships in support of family engagement.

The brief reviews participation rates for eligible people and the working poor nationally and for each of the 50 states in 2014.

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SIG practices graphic

In this study of more than 500 schools, 60 districts, and all 50 states and the District of Columbia, Mathematica is conducting an implementation and impact analysis of Race To the Top and School Improvement Grants, two programs that aim to foster systematic school reform.

This national evaluation of charter schools addressed questions about the impacts of charter schools on students' achievement, students' school success, and parents' satisfaction.

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.

Mathematica’s National Study of the Effectiveness of Educational Technology Interventions was a rigorous evaluation of the efficacy of technology applications designed to improve student learning in math and reading in grades K-12.

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