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Evidence in Action
Expert Perspectives on Research, Policy, and Serving the Public Good
Early Literacy Programs in Latin America and the CaribbeanSep 07, 2018Nancy Murray
Creating Effective School Report Card Websites: Content, Design, and ProcessSep 04, 2018Jacob Hartog, Jesse Chandler
School report card websites help parents to understand how their schools are doing or, in some districts, to choose a school.
Mathematica Helps Students Launch New Secondary Education Program in MoroccoAug 30, 2018Emilie Bagby
Senior Researcher Emilie Bagby writes about her recent work in Morocco, where she lead a random assignment process, which involved students from around the Fez-Meknes and Marrakesh-Safi regions, to determine which schools will pilot a new secondary education program.
No Lazy Days of Summer for REL Mid-Atlantic: Highlights from Recent ConferencesAug 16, 2018Kristin Hallgren, Diana McCallum
School’s out for summer—but that doesn’t mean REL Mid-Atlantic is on summer break. We’ve been hard at work helping states, districts, and other stakeholders use evidence to address pressing education issues.
One Charter School Network's Positive Impact on Registration and VotingJul 31, 2018Brian Gill
Findings from an evaluation of Democracy Prep charter schools show increases in student voter registration and voting, and suggest reason for optimism about the capacity of any school—public, charter, or private—to promote civic participation, if it chooses to make it a central focus.