Mathematica Policy Research released two new reports looking at what can be done to help secondary schools increase participation, improve learning, and make secondary education in developing countries more relevant so that it positions students for success later in life.
Evidence in Action
Expert Perspectives on Research, Policy, and Serving the Public Good
Supporting Secondary Education in Developing NationsSep 18, 2017Clemencia Cosentino
Brian Gill in FutureEd: What We Know—and Need to Know—About Private-School ChoiceSep 06, 2017David Roberts
With private-school choice at the top of the Trump administration’s education agenda, Mathematica’s Brian Gill takes to FutureEd’s Explainers series to go beyond test scores and tackle key questions about the effects of private-school choice.
Going Back to School on Mathematica’s Education ResearchAug 30, 2017David Roberts
We go “back to school” on some of Mathematica’s top downloads and most popular education resources from 2017 to reflect on what we know about how, where, and why children learn best and what we can do to improve education at scale.
Diversity and Inclusion at MathematicaAug 02, 2017Paul Decker
The combination of loving one’s work and loving being at work is a feeling I want for everyone at Mathematica, and it’s a driving force behind our expanded efforts around diversity and inclusion.
Regional Educational Laboratories can be Engines for Educational ImprovementJul 28, 2017Brian Gill
“Data driven” has become a catchphrase in education, but the execution often falls short of the ideal with educators and policymakers too often drowning in data rather than driven by data. Mathematica’s operation of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Educational Laboratory will promote effective data-driven decision...