On this project we provided support to the Results for Development Institute in developing an appropriate evaluation design for the Roma parenting program evaluation sponsored by the Open Society Foundations.
Understanding the risk factors children face helps strengthen the work of child welfare agencies and programs. Mathematica contributes to these efforts by advancing research on child welfare programs. We work across a range of issues to provide expertise on the design of child abuse and neglect studies, evaluation technical assistance for homelessness prevention efforts, predictive analytics on service usage, and data-driven evaluations of home visiting and other programs. Read more about our child welfare work.
Evaluation of the Roma Parenting Support Projects in Serbia
Soma Umenye, Literacy Enhanced Across Rwanda Now
The Soma Umenye program, formerly known as Literacy Enhanced Across Rwanda Now (LEARN), aims to improve local language reading skills of children in the first three years of primary school. It is being implemented in all public and public-assisted primary schools in Rwanda in three phases.
Christine Ross has expertise in designing and conducting rigorous evaluations of program impacts and descriptive, policy-focused studies in the areas of early childhood education, K–12 education, and child welfare policies and programs.Featured Projects
- Improving Practice: The Study of Coaching Practices in Early Care and Education (SCOPE)
- PREP: Supporting Evaluation and Innovation in Promising Youth Pregnancy Prevention Programs
- The Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) Evaluation Toolkit
- A Year in Head Start: Children, Families and Programs
- Early Childhood
- Child Welfare
- Early Childhood Systems
- Strengthening and Disseminating Research
- Labor: Strengthening and Disseminating Research
- Child Welfare
- Human Services