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This data visualization illustrates the changing fat and saturated fat content of school lunches over several decades, based on updated nutrition standards that were informed by our work.

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Since 1968, Mathematica has been at the leading edge of generating evidence to improve public well-being. Working with our partners, we have led the implementation of new methods, broken ground in emerging fields, and applied innovative technology to help answer key policy questions that have had a significant...

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Ronette Briefel addresses the Maryland General Assembly, Senate Budget and Taxation Committee on the Summer SNAP for Children Act.

Linking Learning to Careers (LLC) is a five-year statewide initiative to improve the college and career readiness of high school students with disabilities.

This study used both quantitative and qualitative data analysis to identify factors associated with enrollment in 11 Financial Alignment Demonstrations in 10 states. These Demonstrations provide integrated care for dually eligible beneficiaries through Medicare-Medicaid Plans (MMPs).

This report examines data from three successive cohorts of the Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (2006, 2009, and 2014) for trends in observed classroom quality and some teacher characteristics.

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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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The SourceAmerica® Pathways to Careers™ program helps individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities or a primary diagnosis of autism obtain competitive integrated employment aligned with their skills, interests, strengths, and abilities. Mathematica is conducting an evaluation of Pathways.

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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.

Increasing the number of highly effective teachers and principals is a national policy concern focus of federal education policy.

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Mathematica Policy Research is dedicated to improving public well-being by bringing the highest standards of quality, objectivity, and excellence to bear on information collection and analysis for our partners and clients. The company has been at the forefront of assessing the effectiveness of policies and programs since 1968. Considered an architect of social policy research, Mathematica conducted the first social policy experiment in the United States, the New Jersey Negative Income Tax Experiment, to test ways of encouraging low-income individuals to work.