Mathematica is conducting this study to provide new information on preschool special education programs and inform policymakers and educators about promising practices to improve outcomes for preschool children with disabilities.
Request for proposals seeks providers of formal training and implementation support.Read more
Community partnerships in Washington State reduce effects of trauma.Read more
National Academies Committee informs new framework.Read more
Findings from a review of the literature.Read more
How children and families fared in key areas when children were 3 years old.Read more
LITES project examines out-of-home learning for infants and toddlers.Read more
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 Preschool Special Education Practices
Using Rapid-Cycle Techniques to Spur and Test Innovation: The Early Learning Lab
The Early Learning Lab is a new venture designed to catalyze the innovation and learning needed to support great teaching and caregiving for all young children. The lab uses new tools and approaches in partnership with others to design, test, and promote the large-scale adoption of effective and...
Emily Sama-Miller specializes in implementation evaluation, analysis of administrative data for human services programs, and evidence reviews.Featured ProjectsFeatured Publications
- The Evolution of SNAP Modernization Initiatives in Five States
- Performance Measurement for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Modernization Initiatives
- Early Childhood
- Family Support
- Systematic Evidence Reviews
- Nutrition and Food Assistance Programs
- Early Childhood Systems
- TANF and Employment Issues
live in a household in which the primary language spoken to them is not English.