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This project provides independent external review of products produced by the U.S. Department of Education’s 10 Regional Educational Laboratories (RELs).

This third report from the National Longitudinal Transition Study 2012 (NLTS 2012) presents new information on trends in the characteristics and experiences of youth in special education across the country.

Mathematica’s Center for Studying Disability Policy (CSDP) will host a webinar to examine these issues from the employer perspective. Panelists will discuss: (1) actions employers can take to better accommodate employees with disabilities; (2) feedback from employer interviews about the challenges associated...

Mathematica conducted five-year studies of the 2006 and 2009 FACES cohorts, and, for the most recent study (2014-2018), redesigned FACES to provide key data more rapidly and with greater frequency and to help researchers examine more complex issues and topics in greater detail and efficiency.

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This third report from the National Longitudinal Transition Study 2012 (NLTS 2012) presents new information on trends in the characteristics and experiences of youth in special education across the country.

This fact sheet from the National Longitudinal Transition Study 2012 (NLTS 2012) presents new information on trends in the characteristics and experiences of youth in special education across the country.

This article discusses the program, whether and how it improved participants’ individual and coalition leadership skills, and the implications for foundations and other entities seeking to increase interdependent leadership capacity within community coalitions.

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This project provides independent external review of products produced by the U.S. Department of Education’s 10 Regional Educational Laboratories (RELs).

Mathematica conducted five-year studies of the 2006 and 2009 FACES cohorts, and, for the most recent study (2014-2018), redesigned FACES to provide key data more rapidly and with greater frequency and to help researchers examine more complex issues and topics in greater detail and efficiency.

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Mathematica has launched a new five-year descriptive study of Early Head Start, the Early Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (Baby FACES 2018), to guide program technical assistance, management, and policy.

The focus of school improvement strategies has shifted from reforming whole schools to improving the quality of instruction in individual classrooms.

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