Congress passed the largest economic stimulus package in our nation’s history, one of several ways Congress is helping America weather the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Helping States Manage Booming Unemployment Insurance Claims: Lessons from the Great RecessionApr 03, 2020Karen Needels
During Challenging Times, How Can Schools Learn From Each Other?Apr 02, 2020Edward Cosentino
The field of education evolves constantly and is now changing rapidly because of COVID-19. In the face of this pandemic, we continue to refine our practices.
Tips to Quickly Switch from Face-to-Face to Home-Based Telephone InterviewingApr 01, 2020Sarah Hughes, Kristen Velyvis
Across the United States and around the world, in-person survey data collection has been halted to protect against COVID-19 spread; now what?
Learning in the Midst of a Pandemic: Four Key Education TakeawaysMar 25, 2020Lauren Scher
We are living in unprecedented times. To reduce the spread of COVID-19, more than 130 countries have closed schools entirely, impacting 80 percent of the world’s student population.
Can Algorithms Be Fair, Transparent, and Protect Children?Mar 25, 2020J.B. Wogan
On this episode of On the Evidence, three researchers discuss how they work with child welfare agencies in the United States to use algorithms—or, what they call predictive risk models—to inform decisions by case managers and their supervisors.