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    What Works Clearinghouse
    Sep 12, 2018

    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.

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    Supporting New Teachers: Evaluating Teacher Induction Models
    Mar 15, 2016

    This five-year rigorous evaluation of the impact of teacher induction programs focused on two high-intensity teacher induction models and involved 1,009 teachers in 418 elementary schools in 17 medium and large urban school districts in 13 states.

  • Playworks: Student and School Outcomes
    Jan 05, 2016

    Full-time coaches in low-income schools provide opportunities for organized play during recess and throughout the school day. Activities engage students in physical activity, foster social skills, improve ability to focus on class work, decrease behavioral problems, and improve school climate.

  • Promise Neighborhoods Case Studies
    Dec 15, 2015

    Mathematica conducted in-depth, multi-method case studies that focused on five of the Promise Neighborhood grantees, which provided short-term formative input to efforts to improve the program.

  • Evaluation of the Harlem Children's Zone Healthy Harlem Initiative
    Nov 18, 2015

    The Healthy Harlem initiative is a model for promoting healthy lifestyles in the charter schools, early childhood programs, and afterschool programs operated by the Harlem Children’s Zone® (HCZ). Mathematica's evaluation includes both an implementation/process study and an impact study.

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    Roads to Success
    Jun 26, 2014

    Mathematica conducted a rigorous random assignment evaluation of Roads to Success measuring the impacts on educational and career aspirations and plans, planning skills, and attendance rates.