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She Served: Roundtable on Women Veterans

Roemer and McConnell discuss research and policy issues unique to women in our nation's military service.

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Research Agenda on School Choice

Blog post series examines questions about impact of school choice policies.

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Improving the Lives of At-Risk Youth Through Education and Training

New studies are paving the way for future careers.

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Can High-Risk Insurance Pools Work?

Blog post explores coverage options for “uninsurables” if ACA is replaced.

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Making It Easier for Schools to Use Classroom Technology

Free online resource helps school districts execute quick, low-cost evaluations of educational software.

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SNAP Participation Rates Vary by State

New brief examines SNAP in 2014.

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Facts and Findings 2016

Highlights from work produced this year that examine the policies and programs designed to meet challenges we face today and in the future.

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Learn More About Mathematica

Paul Decker talks about our unique, rigorous approach.

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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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We explore some of the key questions about research on the effectiveness of charter schools.

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With school choice identified as a major focus of the Trump administration, a new series will explore the questions that could be addressed to assess the impact of school choice programs on students and to help inform policy decisions.

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To replace the Affordable Care Act’s guarantees for people with past and ongoing health problems, several emerging plans envision a return to state high-risk pools for "uninsurable" people.

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Key insights for federal and state policymakers interested in piloting stay-at-work/return-to-work interventions.

Students of Teach For America teachers outscored their schoolmates on math achievement tests, and matched their average performance in reading, according to the findings from the first national evaluation of the impact of TFA teachers on student learning.

In 2010, Teach For America (TFA) launched a major expansion effort, funded in part by a five-year Investing in Innovation (i3) scale-up grant of $50 million from the U.S. Department of Education. This study examines the effectiveness of TFA elementary school teachers in the second year of the scale-up,...

This paper explores the causal impact of receiving Supplemental Security Income benefits during childhood on labor market earnings and SSI benefit receipt in adulthood.

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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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This survey collects data on the employment-related activities of working-age SSDI and SSI beneficiaries. Mathematica has been conducting the NBS since its inception in 2004 and we will be implementing additional survey rounds in 2015, 2017, and 2019.

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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.

This national evaluation of charter schools addressed questions about the impacts of charter schools on students' achievement, students' school success, and parents' satisfaction.

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