The What Works Clearinghouse collects, reviews, and reports on studies of education interventions. The growing focus on evidence-based decision making has increased demand for this type of information.
Related Projects for Julia Lyskawa
Evaluating the Summer Food for Children Household-Based DemonstrationsMay 20, 2016
Mathematica teamed with Abt Associates, Inc., to test the impact of two approaches for providing food assistance to low-income, school-age children in the summer to reduce child hunger and food insecurity.
Assessing the Implementation and Cost of High Quality Early Care and EducationMay 16, 2016
The goal of the project is to create an instrument to measure implementation and costs of providing ECE services in centers that serve children from birth to age 5. The project focuses on measuring each center’s efforts to support quality ECE and the costs of operating the center.
Improving the Coordination and Performance of Government Programs for Disadvantaged Job SeekersJun 05, 2015
Mathematica is documenting strategies for increasing client engagement in federal- and state-defined work activities and highlights promising practices in TANF/WIA coordination.
Head Start Family Voices Pilot StudyOct 08, 2014
Head Start and Early Head Start aim to increase the school readiness of young children in low-income families. To better understand the experiences of participating families and staff, Mathematica developed interviews to collect qualitative data from these individuals.
Universal Preschool Child Outcomes Study (UPCOS)Sep 22, 2014
The Los Angeles Universal Preschool (LAUP) was created to increase the number of preschool slots available in the most underserved Los Angeles' communities. Since 2007, Mathematica has conducted this study to provide descriptive information about the diverse population LAUP serves.