This evaluation examined implementation, processes, and strategies grantee clusters use to accelerate regional economic development, and whether federal funding and program structure accelerate the creation of high-wage jobs and innovation.
Megan Hague Angus
- Qualitative data collection and analysis
- Implementation research
- School Turnaround
- Conducting interviews and focus groups with wide variety of stakeholders
- Economic Development, Job Creation and Entrepreneurship
- Training and Reemployment
- School Reform
- Early Childhood Systems
Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge Grants Evaluation
Evaluating Race to the Top and School Improvement Grants
In this study of more than 500 schools, 60 districts, and all 50 states and the District of Columbia, Mathematica is conducting an implementation and impact analysis of Race To the Top and School Improvement Grants, two programs that aim to foster systematic school reform.