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Since 1968, Mathematica has been at the leading edge of generating evidence to improve public well-being. Working with our partners, we have led the implementation of new methods, broken ground in emerging fields, and applied innovative technology to help answer key policy questions that have had a significant...

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Mathematica is conducting this study to provide new information on preschool special education programs and inform policymakers and educators about promising practices to improve outcomes for preschool children with disabilities.

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This report describes states’ progress in developing and implementing systems that rate early childhood education programs on quality and help them improve. It focuses on the nine states that received the Round 1 Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge grants.

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This report describes states’ progress in developing and implementing systems that rate early childhood education programs on quality and help them improve. It focuses on the nine states that received the Round 1 Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge grants.

Mathematica recently completed an impact evaluation of the Vocational Training Grant Fund in Namibia. This program, which was funded by the Millennium Challenge Corporation, provided scholarships to Namibian youth to attend vocational training.

The brief describes how family engagement programs integrated early math learning into their typical activities and lays out practical tips that emerged from their experience. It can guide practitioners and other stakeholders who are interested in integrating early math into their own programs.

This report summarizes the progress of the Money Follows the Person (MFP) demonstration in the 44 grantee states (including the District of Columbia) that were actively transitioning MFP participants in 2016. This report also describes participant quality of life before and after transitioning.

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Early Childhood

Mathematica is conducting this study to provide new information on preschool special education programs and inform policymakers and educators about promising practices to improve outcomes for preschool children with disabilities.

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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.

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.

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