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Since their inception in 1992, the number of charter schools has grown to more than 6,800 nationally, serving nearly three million students.

This report examines the labor force participation and employment decisions of SNAP participants, job characteristics among employed participants, and barriers to work among participants who are not working, using the most recently available national longitudinal survey data.

The Office of Adolescent Health in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services funded a three-year study designed to better understand whether and how programs once supported by federal funding were sustained after their grant funding period ends. This brief describes lessons and recommendations...

This seventh annual report from the national evaluation of the Money Follows the Person rebalancing demonstration provides information about (1) the program; (2) how it grew and changed since transitions began in 2007; and (3) demonstration outcomes such as cost savings, transition rates, and quality...

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Mathematica is leading the REL for the mid-Atlantic region. The REL disseminates research, conducts applied research, and provides technical assistance, training, and coaching related to support the use of research to improve school and student performance.

Mathematica’s National Study of the Effectiveness of Educational Technology Interventions was a rigorous evaluation of the efficacy of technology applications designed to improve student learning in math and reading in grades K-12.

Mathematica is conducting a systematic review of the research literature on programs and strategies intended to help low-income adults acquire and maintain employment and achieve self-sufficiency.

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The U.S. Department of Labor is collaborating with Mathematica and ideas42 to apply behavioral science principles to selected programs. Studies suggest that relatively modest changes to program materials, forms, or procedures can generate substantial improvements in program outcomes and performance.

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