The report documents the activities of the pilot Pathways project in Utah and the experiences of participants from the time the pilot project launched in May 2012 through December 2016, the fourth full year of implementation.
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This brief summarizes findings on the implementation and impacts of Leveled Literacy Intervention in Oakland, where the district conducted the nation’s first randomized controlled trial of this intensive reading program in secondary grades.
We provide the first publicly available statistics on the extent to which recent successive birth cohorts enter Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), and on cross-cohort trends in the average number of years of SSDI benefit receipt among all individuals of a given birth cohort.
The Healthy Harlem program, which is focused on improving health, nutrition, and physical fitness among children enrolled in the Harlem Children’s Zone, had positive impacts on students’ nutrition knowledge, self-efficacy, fitness, and body mass index (BMI).
In this formative study of Colorado families, participants confirmed barriers to physical activity that previous research on low-income communities has documented, and these varied by geographic location.
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.
The Money Follows the Person Demonstration is a federal initiative to help states reduce their reliance on institutional care for people needing long-term care, and expand options for elderly people and individuals with disabilities to receive care in the community.
The Healthy Harlem initiative is a model for promoting healthy lifestyles in the charter schools, early childhood programs, and afterschool programs operated by the Harlem Children’s Zone® (HCZ). Mathematica's evaluation includes both an implementation/process study and an impact study.
Mathematica is working with the Defense Health Agency to facilitate the implementation of health care beneficiary surveys, providing various support services, including sample and questionnaire design, reporting and research, weighting for nonresponse, data analysis, database construction, and documentation....
The SourceAmerica Pathways to Careers™ Demonstration Pilot in Utah: Interim Evaluation Report, Executive Summary
The Impact of Healthy Harlem on the Body Mass Index and Weight Status of Adolescents after Two and Three Years
This issue brief focuses on body mass index (BMI)-based outcomes of overweight and obese middle and high school students who received both the Prevention and Get Fit components of Healthy Harlem, after two and three years.
The Impact of Healthy Harlem on Student Fitness Outcomes after Two and Three Years
This issue brief focuses on fitness outcomes of overweight and obese middle and high school students who received both the Prevention and Get Fit components of Healthy Harlem, after two and three years.
The Benefit Receipt Patterns and Labor Market Experiences of Older Workers Who Were Denied SSDI on the Basis of Work Capacity
This paper considers the experiences of SSDI applicants initially denied benefits because the examiner determines that they can perform past work or other work.
Effects of Water Quality, Sanitation, Handwashing, and Nutritional Interventions on Diarrhoea and Child Growth in Rural Kenya: A Cluster-Randomised Controlled Trial
Poor nutrition and exposure to faecal contamination are associated with diarrhoea and growth faltering, both of which have long-term consequences for child health.