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President Johnson signs the Higher Education Act of 1965.

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Illuminating the Path to Postsecondary Education

New work focuses on ways to expand educational access and attainment.

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EDI Group: A Mathematica Company

On 5 October 2018, the much anticipated merger deal was completed and EDI Limited officially became part of Mathematica as independent subsidiaries. As we prepared for a new journey, I couldn’t help but get excited about the possible opportunities that this partnership would bring.

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This brief presents findings of a formative examination of the use of child support cooperation requirements among states that have executed the option to impose a child support cooperation requirement in their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or child care subsidy program.

This issue brief, the second in a series of briefs analyzing the impact of proposed changes to SNAP, describes how these changes could impact program participants, including children.

This study reports on a factorial experiment using Bayesian hierarchical analysis to test the effects of different ways to present school information to low-income parents choosing schools for their children.

Research shows that food insecure seniors suffer adverse health effects at a higher rate when compared with food secure seniors. This study presents findings on the effect that the Nutrition Services Program has on participants’ Medicare-funded health care utilization.

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More school choice usually means more competition between schools. But whether that competition leads to good or bad outcomes depends on how parents are choosing their schools.

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.

This study focuses on the progress state grantees and national contractors are making as part of the nation’s efforts to expand Registered Apprenticeships.

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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.

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