As school districts grapple with the challenge of preparing students for college and a career, early mathematics education has emerged as an area ripe for quality improvement.
Report highlights lessons from a study of the Teacher Incentive Fund.Read more
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Evaluation of the Early Learning Mathematics Initiative
Evaluation of Preschool Special Education Practices (EPSEP)
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.
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helped raise the math and reading test scores of elementary students by 4 to 10 percentile points.