Mathematica is participating in a developmental evaluation of the National Science Foundation INCLUDES initiative, which funds projects aimed at broadening the participation of underrepresented groups in science and engineering discovery and innovation.
How to liberate school accountability from high-stakes testing.Read more
A high-quality education is critical to the future of our nation's children and our country's economic success, but many lack access to effective teachers and schools. Mathematica studies public and private efforts to improve the quality of education and competitiveness of our workforce. Our work helps advance the science of education research and further discourse about education reform.
Diversity and Inclusion in STEM: Evaluation of the National Science Foundation INCLUDES Program
Mid-Atlantic Regional Educational Laboratory: Building Partnerships to Improve Education Through Research and Technical Support
Mathematica is leading the REL for the mid-Atlantic region. The REL disseminates research, conducts applied research, and provides technical assistance, training, and coaching related to support the use of research to improve school and student performance.
Jeffrey Max focuses on family support and education programs and policies, particularly in the area of teacher quality.Featured Projects
- Study of Feedback for Teachers Based on Classroom Videos
- Access to Effective Teaching for Low-Income Students
- In Their Own Voices: The Hopes and Struggles of Responsible Fatherhood Program Participants in the Parents and Children Together Evaluation
- Do Disadvantaged Students Get Less Effective Teaching? Key Findings from Recent Institute of Education Sciences Studies (Evaluation Brief)
- Teacher and Principal Effectiveness
- Family Support
- TANF and Employment Issues
helped raise the math and reading test scores of elementary students by 4 to 10 percentile points.