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New Educator Impact Lab Launched

Lab supports state and local decision makers’ efforts to improve education.

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New Case Study on Validity of High-Stakes Standardized Tests

Case study, Education Next discuss PARCC and MCAS ability to predict college outcomes.

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May Is National Foster Care Month

Using evidence to help children in need.

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Evidence in Action

New Mathematica blog offers expert perspectives on research and policy.

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Connecting Homeless People to Disability Benefits

Recognizing National Mental Health Month.

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Paul Decker talks about our unique, rigorous approach.

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Mathematica is providing support to the Oklahoma State Department of Education on developing value-added measures of educator effectiveness for its educator evaluation system. The system was piloted in the 2013-14 school year with full implementation in the 2015–16 school year.

This brief presents recommendations created as part of the Research Development Project on the Human Service Needs of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT)Populations.

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We’re pleased to launch the Educator Impact Laboratory this week. This is a center at Mathematica designed to expand our collaborations with state and local education agencies around the challenging task...

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Mathematica is examining how the Global Protocol for Community-Scale Greenhouse Gases may be used to help cities reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.

Oklahoma map

Mathematica is providing support to the Oklahoma State Department of Education on developing value-added measures of educator effectiveness for its educator evaluation system. The system was piloted in the 2013-14 school year with full implementation in the 2015–16 school year.

The goal of the project is to create an instrument to measure implementation and costs of providing ECE services in centers that serve children from birth to age 5. The project focuses on measuring each center’s efforts to support quality ECE and the costs of operating the center.

Mathematica teamed with Abt Associates, Inc., to test the impact of two approaches for providing food assistance to low-income, school-age children in the summer to reduce child hunger and food insecurity.

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This report summarizes the findings of a literature review conducted in an effort to develop an instrument that reliably and consistently measures implementation and costs of high-quality education and care in center-based settings that serve children from birth to age 5.

Mathematica is designing and conducting a cross-site evaluation of the Congressionally authorized Regional Partnership Grants (RPG) program, and providing evaluation technical assistance to the partnerships to conduct their own independent evaluations. This report uses early cross-site evaluation data...

This document is the third of three interim reports examining the implementation of district-charter collaboration grants funded by the Gates Foundation.

The number and share of Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare Advantage has steadily climbed over the past decade, and this trend in enrollment growth is continuing in 2016.

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Steve Glazerman

We’re pleased to launch the Educator Impact Laboratory this week. This is a center at Mathematica designed to expand our collaborations with state and local education agencies around the challenging task of measuring the impact that teachers and principals have on their students and using this information...

Presenters from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Office of Policy discuss research priorities to support veterans and their families.

Speakers presented practical strategies from a new report for improving the strength of evidence from ongoing evaluations. Expert panelists also talked about the kind of evidence they need if they are to understand the implications of primary care transformation for both the general population and people...

The video demonstrates a web-based, interactive dashboard for Pioneer ACOs, one of the four models of networks for which Mathematica has developed flexible learning systems.

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