On this project we provided support to the Results for Development Institute in developing an appropriate evaluation design for the Roma parenting program evaluation sponsored by the Open Society Foundations.
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Mathematica evaluates programs designed to improve the well-being of young children and their families, particularly those at greatest risk in our society. The projects reviewed here illustrate the diversity of themes we address, the range of clients we serve, and the breadth of our early childhood and family research. Read more about our work in the early childhood area.
Evaluation of the Roma Parenting Support Projects in Serbia
Soma Umenye, Literacy Enhanced Across Rwanda Now
The Soma Umenye program, formerly known as Literacy Enhanced Across Rwanda Now (LEARN), aims to improve local language reading skills of children in the first three years of primary school. It is being implemented in all public and public-assisted primary schools in Rwanda in three phases.
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Diane Paulsell studies the effects of early childhood education, home visiting, parenting programs, and policy on low-income families with young children. Her expertise includes home visiting, home-based child care, early childhood systems, and measurement of program implementation and quality.Featured Projects
- Learning About Infant and Toddler Early Education Services (LITES): Identifying What Works
- Supporting Evidence-Based Home Visiting Programs to Prevent Child Maltreatment
- Impacts of a Child Care Quality Rating and Improvement System on Child Care Quality
- Early Care and Education Partnerships: A Review of the Literature
- Early Childhood
- Child Development
- Quality Measurement
- Early Childhood Systems
live in a household in which the primary language spoken to them is not English.