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.
Associate Director and Senior Statistician
Barbara Lepidus Carlson has expertise in statistical sampling and weighting and survey research. She has used her strong statistical sampling skills on numerous projects, predominantly surveys in the fields of health care and early childhood education, including studies of Head Start.Featured ProjectsFeatured Publications
- Building Teacher Capacity to Support English Language Learners in Schools Receiving School Improvement Grants
- The National Children's Study 2014: Commentary on a Recent National Research Council/Institute of Medicine Report
- Early Childhood
live in a household in which the primary language spoken to them is not English.