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This white paper summarizes rigorous evidence on approaches to increasing participation, improving learning, and enhancing the relevance of secondary education in developing countries. It should be of particular interest to policymakers and implementers seeking to improve secondary school enrollment,...

The webinar panel will discuss the experiences of vocational rehabilitation agencies in Kentucky and Minnesota that implemented the Substantial Gainful Activity (SGA) Project innovations, which were designed to help beneficiaries prepare for and find jobs with earnings above the SGA level.

This paper used longitudinal data from the Youth Transition Demonstration (YTD) evaluation’s baseline, 1-year and 3-year surveys to identify causal estimates of the relationship between early work experience and later employment among youth with disabilities.

This study examines the impact of KIPP Pre-K programs and their persistence over time, finding that KIPP positively affects student achievement and that these impacts persist to some degree in grade 2.

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This white paper summarizes rigorous evidence on approaches to increasing participation, improving learning, and enhancing the relevance of secondary education in developing countries. It should be of particular interest to policymakers and implementers seeking to improve secondary school enrollment,...

This paper used longitudinal data from the Youth Transition Demonstration (YTD) evaluation’s baseline, 1-year and 3-year surveys to identify causal estimates of the relationship between early work experience and later employment among youth with disabilities.

This study examines the impact of KIPP Pre-K programs and their persistence over time, finding that KIPP positively affects student achievement and that these impacts persist to some degree in grade 2.

This report summarizes the results of the 2016 monitoring effort conducted by Mathematica Policy Research for the Partnership to Strengthen Innovation and Practice in Secondary Education (PSIPSE). It provides a snapshot of (1) grantee progress on implementing secondary education interventions and reaching...

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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.

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.

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PSIPSE is a multidonor collaborative that works in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, India, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda. Mathematica supports the collaborative in implementing the monitoring framework and preparing briefs and presentations to share PSIPSE’s vision.

In 2008, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration commissioned Mathematica to conduct a national random assignment evaluation of the Workforce Investment Act Adult and Dislocated Worker programs' effectiveness.

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