The Administration for Community Living (ACL) was created around the fundamental principle that all people, regardless of age or disability, should be able to live independently and fully participate in their communities.
Good nutrition is vital to good health and quality of life. Mathematica is a leader in evaluating programs and policies to ensure healthy and sufficient diets for all Americans. Our research has addressed the quality of foods federal nutrition assistance provide as well as the diets people consumer throughout their lives—from infancy to advanced age.
The Administration on Aging Nutrition Services Program Evaluation
Ensuring the Integrity of the School Meals Application Process
This study is evaluating the accuracy of the school meals benefit determination process nationwide by updating and expanding on work Mathematica completed in 2004.
Senior Fellow; Associate Director of Human Services Research
Philip Gleason is an expert in evaluation design with extensive experience directing studies of education initiatives and federal nutrition programs.Featured ProjectsFeatured Publications
- Teaching Residency Programs: A Multisite Look at a New Model to Prepare Teachers for High-Need Schools
- Does Student Attrition Explain KIPP's Success?
- School Reform
- Teacher and Principal Effectiveness
- Nutrition and Food Assistance Programs
after six months of SNAP participation.