Mathematica enrolled families into the MIHOPE study, obtained informed consent from study participants, conducted random assignment of families into the treatment and control groups, collected child and family outcome data via baseline telephone surveys, and observed the quality of the home environment.
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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.
The Mother and Infant Home Visiting Program Evaluation (MIHOPE)
Early Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey: Baby FACES 2018
Mathematica has launched a new five-year descriptive study of Early Head Start, the Early Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (Baby FACES 2018), to guide program technical assistance, management, and policy.
Julieta Lugo-Gil studies the effects of early childhood education, parenting programs, and policy on children and families. Her areas of expertise include early education and programs and policies aimed to support the well-being of low-income and immigrant families.Featured Projects
- Expanding the Use and Understanding of Evidence-Based Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs
- Supporting New Teachers: Evaluating Teacher Induction Models
- Updated Findings from the HHS Teen Pregnancy Prevention Evidence Review: April 2013 Through July 2014
- Updated Findings from the HHS Teen Pregnancy Prevention Evidence Review: January 2011 Through April 2013
- Early Childhood
- Child Development
- Quality Measurement
live in a household in which the primary language spoken to them is not English.