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.
Literacy and Numeracy
Reading and math skills are critical foundations, yet little is known about the effectiveness of different approaches for teaching these skills. To better inform school administrators' curricula decisions, we have evaluated remedial reading programs, technology-based reading and math programs, reading comprehension curricula, and popular elementary math curricula.
Evaluation of Preschool Special Education Practices (EPSEP)
Redesign of State Vocational Rehabilitation Data Collection Forms
The redesign of the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) forms project centered on revising the then-current reporting forms used by state vocational rehabilitation agencies to report case performance and fiscal data to the federal RSA.
State and Local Implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
Mathematica is evaluating the implementation of academic instruction, intervention, and supports for students with Individualized Education Programs and other children eligible for services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
National Longitudinal Transition Study 2012
This study gathered information on students with and without disabilities, including those needing special education services, those with a condition that qualifies for accommodations under Section 504 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and others with no identified disability.
Evaluation of the Promoting the Readiness of Minors in Supplemental Security Income PROMISE Grants
The Promoting the Readiness of Minors in Supplemental Security Income (PROMISE) initiative is addressing barriers to economic independence faced by youth Supplemental Security Income recipients and their families. Six demonstration programs have been funded to promote positive changes in education and...