Regional Partnership Grant Rounds 4 and 5 Cross-Site Evaluation Year 2 Annual Report
- Mathematica’s major activities from October 2018 through September 2019 includes (1) engaging in the kickoff for the 5th cohort of RPG projects, (2) finalizing the RPG Evaluation Data System, (3) obtaining research and security permissions to begin the cross-site evaluation, and (4) launching the cross-site evaluation.
The annual report describes the major activities and accomplishments during October 2018 through September 2019 of Mathematica’s contract to conduct the cross-site evaluation and provide evaluation technical assistance (TA) for the Regional Partnership Grant (RPG) projects. This time period was the second year of Mathematica’s cross-site evaluation and evaluation TA contract for the fourth RPG cohort, referred to in this report as RPG4, and for the first year of the fifth RPG cohort, referred to as RPG5. The report provides a brief history of the RPG cohorts and information on the RPG4 and RPG5 projects. The report also provides an overview of the RPG cross-site evaluation, a summary of highlights from the past year of the contract, support provided to RPG projects during this period, and a description of next steps.