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Highlights from Mathematica’s #EvidenceInsight Video Series

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Mathematica Leads Mid-Atlantic REL

The Mid-Atlantic Regional Educational Laboratory works in partnership with states and school districts to bridge research, policy, and practice.

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The Robots Are Coming

Will a guaranteed minimum income help?

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Matching the right research questions with the right methods.

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Paul Decker talks about our unique, rigorous approach.

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On April 27 from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. (ET), Mathematica’s Center for Studying Disability Policy will host a policy forum and live webinar on youth transitioning into adulthood.

Volume 1 of findings from the NLTS 2012 examines the characteristics of youth in special education overall and how these youth are faring relative to their peers. Comparisons are made between youth with and without an IEP, and within the latter group, those with a disability under Section 504 of the...

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How do we identify great teachers and help all teachers improve their craft? The best option may be to combine student growth measures, observations of teachers in the classroom, and student surveys.

Evidence-Based Policy: Clear Skies or Stormy Weather Ahead?

As any meteorologist will tell you, making long-term forecasts is a tricky business. To be relevant, forecasts should focus farther into the future than most people can predict, but only as far as can be reliably inferred through analysis of current data.

Trending Publications

Volume 1 of findings from the NLTS 2012 examines the characteristics of youth in special education overall and how these youth are faring relative to their peers. Comparisons are made between youth with and without an IEP, and within the latter group, those with a disability under Section 504 of the...

In this brief, we document the rates of participation in VR by youth SSI recipients, describe the characteristics of youth who receive VR, and report on the association between youth’s VR participation and their employment and benefit outcomes in adulthood.

Volume 2 of findings from the NLTS 2012 describes the characteristics of youth in 12 disability groups based on IDEA 2004 definitions and how these groups of youth are faring relative to one another.

This brief considers the post-retirement financial well-being of workers based on whether they received Social Security Disability Insurance (DI).

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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.

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 is evaluating the impacts of projects being implemented by the 10 HCIA awardees focused on mental health and substance abuse services. These awardee demonstrations address a wide array of interventions and target different subgroups within this broad priority population.

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Mathematica is using a mixed-methods design approach to evaluate the Independence at Home Demonstration. The demonstration’s goal is to improve the provision of comprehensive, coordinated, continuous, and accessible care to chronically ill, disabled beneficiaries.

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