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Strengthening and Disseminating Research
Education and policy leaders face a bewildering array of choices in curricula, instructional approaches, and student services. Scientifically based research can help them justify better decisions, if this work reaches those who need it in the field. Mathematica plays an important role in improving research evidence and amplifying the findings from high quality studies.
Assessing New Uses of Regression Discontinuity (RD) Designs: Producing Broader Evaluations of Education and Training Interventions
Mathematica is assessing the validity and accuracy of new techniques for extending regression discontinuity designs to produce impacts for individuals whose program eligibility scores are away from the cutoff score.
Cay Bradley is an expert on designing evaluations of services for at-risk youth, including teenage pregnancy prevention programs, and in conducting process evaluations in both education and community settings.Featured Projects
- Teen Pregnancy Prevention: Ensuring Rigorous Program Evaluations
- Youth Demonstration Development Project
- Advancing the Self-Sufficiency and Well-Being of At-Risk Youth: A Conceptual Framework (Presentation)
- Connecting At-Risk Youth to Promising Occupations
- Early Childhood
- Systematic Evidence Reviews
- Strengthening and Disseminating Research
- Labor: Strengthening and Disseminating Research
- Family Support
- Youth Development
- Human Services
- Child Welfare