This study for the U.S. Department of Education will identify and examine the effectiveness of specific adult education programs and services.
Making progress on programs from preschool to adult education.Read more
Behavioral nudges boost number who apply, as well as selectivity of colleges they target.
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.
Assessing Evidence of Effectiveness in Adult Education
Evaluation of Preschool Special Education Practices
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.
Alina Martinez evaluates the impacts of education programs and practices, spanning youth to adult populations. Her areas of emphasis include college access and success, career training, and science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and policy.Featured ProjectsFeatured Publications
- Study of Enhanced College Advising in Upward Bound: Impacts on Steps Toward College
- Study Snapshot: Study of Enhanced College Advising in Upward Bound: Impacts on Steps Toward College
- College and Career Readiness
helped raise the math and reading test scores of elementary students by 4 to 10 percentile points.