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.
Senior Survey Researcher
David DesRoches has expertise in establishment surveys and surveys of young adults on postsecondary education issues. He is a key contributor on design studies involving survey methodology.Featured Projects
- Kauffman Firm Survey
- Research Experiences for Undergraduates: Developing an Evaluation Framework and Pilot-Testing a Longitudinal Tracking System
- College Experiences Survey Methodological Summary
- Kauffman Firm Survey KFS Third Follow-Up Methodology Report
- College and Career Readiness
helped raise the math and reading test scores of elementary students by 4 to 10 percentile points.