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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefit allotments are sufficient for some households, but 76% of SNAP households that enter the program while using pantries continue to do so about 6 months later, which underscores the need to assess the adequacy of SNAP benefit allotments in ensuring access...

This issue brief examines the association between SNAP participation and pantry use for households with children recently enrolled in SNAP.

This brief synthesizes the research on early childhood math to describe why early math is important and how families can be encouraged to support their children’s early math development during well-child primary care visits.

This brief illustrates how state vocational rehabilitation (VR) agencies can use performance management tools and processes to leverage their data systems to improve their programs.

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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefit allotments are sufficient for some households, but 76% of SNAP households that enter the program while using pantries continue to do so about 6 months later, which underscores the need to assess the adequacy of SNAP benefit allotments in ensuring access...

This issue brief examines the association between SNAP participation and pantry use for households with children recently enrolled in SNAP.

This brief synthesizes the research on early childhood math to describe why early math is important and how families can be encouraged to support their children’s early math development during well-child primary care visits.

This brief illustrates how state vocational rehabilitation (VR) agencies can use performance management tools and processes to leverage their data systems to improve their programs.

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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.

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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.

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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 nine-year study used a comparison group design to obtain a nationally representative estimate of the impact on participants’ reemployment services, training, employment, earnings, and other outcomes.

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