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Mathematica's Karen Cunnyngham presented testimony about the potential impact of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's proposed changes to SNAP.

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This data visualization illustrates the changing fat and saturated fat content of school lunches over several decades, based on updated nutrition standards that were informed by our work.

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This is the first toolkit in a broader series of resources that will explore different aspects of how ACOs operate to provide value-based care.

This report reviews the findings from a voluminous literature to draw conclusions from research about the causal relationship between employment and health. It is part of the Employment Strategies for Low-Income Adults Evidence Review (ESER).

This brief presents a policy-focused research agenda related to income support policies and work requirements for families with young children.

This issue brief for the EMPOWERED study is based on three case studies and provides local perspectives on the challenges and opportunities for aligning performance indicators across a variety of federal programs promoting self-sufficiency.

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Youth with disabilities who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) face substantial barriers to economic independence in transitioning to adult life. The barriers are related to their health status, social isolation, service needs, and potential loss of disability benefits.

Home Visiting

The Home Visiting Evidence of Effectiveness study is a thorough and transparent review of the home visiting research literature and an assessment of the evidence of effectiveness for home visiting programs that serve families with pregnant women and children from birth to age 5.

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This survey collects data on the employment-related activities of working-age SSDI and SSI beneficiaries. Mathematica has been conducting the NBS since its inception in 2004 and we will be implementing additional survey rounds in 2015, 2017, and 2019.

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

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