This project involves developing, field testing, and disseminating easy-to-use evaluation resources, via a web-based, interactive toolkit, to expedite low-cost, quick-turnaround evaluations using rapid-cycle evaluation.
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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.
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Ewing Marion Kauffman Charter School Evaluation
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation has focused efforts on improving education for children in its home city of Kansas City, Missouri. The foundation operated several programs that addressed the challenges faced in urban education, leading it to establish a charter school in 2011.
Lisa Dragoset has more than 10 years of experience collecting and analyzing large, complex data sets using a variety of statistical techniques.Featured Projects
- Reaching the Underserved Elderly and Working Adults in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
- SNAP Food Security
- Are Low-Performing Schools Adopting Practices Promoted by School Improvement Grants?
- Are Low-Performing Schools Adopting Practices Promoted by School Improvement Grants? (In Focus Brief)
- School Reform
- Nutrition and Food Assistance Programs
- Food Security and Hunger
helped raise the math and reading test scores of elementary students by 4 to 10 percentile points.