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In Niger, Better School Infrastructure Enhances Education Outcomes
New Report and Webinar July 20

National Academies Committee informs new framework.

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Building the Evidence Base to Improve Behavioral Health Care

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behavioral interventions for labor-related programs

The U.S. Department of Labor is collaborating with Mathematica and ideas42 to apply behavioral science principles to selected programs. Studies suggest that relatively modest changes to program materials, forms, or procedures can generate substantial improvements in program outcomes and performance.

This report details the findings to date for the national evaluation of the Money Follows the Person (MFP) Rebalancing Demonstration. It describes in detail grantee progress on their statutory goals, strategies used by leading programs to improve transitions and long-term services and supports (LTSS)...

Program funders have a variety of tools and methods to measure a program’s outcomes and evaluate its success in achieving its goals. Competing demands for scarce resources, however, make it important to...

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The Office of Disability Employment Policy has a strong interest in advancing policies and programs that promote positive stay-at-work/return-to-work (SAW/RTW) outcomes for workers who experience a chronic illness, disability, or medical condition.

This eight-year evaluation is documenting and testing promising pregnancy prevention approaches in seven sites across the United States, each of which is implementing a different program. This research aims to expand the available evidence on effective ways to prevent and reduce pregnancy and related...

behavioral interventions for labor-related programs

The U.S. Department of Labor is collaborating with Mathematica and ideas42 to apply behavioral science principles to selected programs. Studies suggest that relatively modest changes to program materials, forms, or procedures can generate substantial improvements in program outcomes and performance.

Niger

The Niger Education and Community Strengthening program seeks to improve educational opportunities available to children while strengthening links between local communities and state structures. Mathematica is designing and conducting a rigorous evaluation of the initiative.

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Teen pregnancy and birth rates in the United States have declined significantly since 1990, but teen parenting is still a national problem with far-reaching repercussions.

This study reports final impact findings from a large-scale demonstration project and evaluation of Teen Options to Prevent Pregnancy, an 18-month clinic-based intervention designed specifically for pregnant and parenting adolescents.

The authors examined physicians’ perspectives on factors that support or hinder evidence-based decisions and the implications for delivery systems, payers, and policymakers.

This paper summarizes research on charter school impacts on achievement, and examines which factors and policies are most strongly associated with successful charter schools.

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Program funders have a variety of tools and methods to measure a program’s outcomes and evaluate its success in achieving its goals. Competing demands for scarce resources, however, make it important to conduct carefully targeted and balanced monitoring and evaluation in order to support learning and...

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