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Finding what works to improve students’ prospects for academic success in pre-k, elementary, middle, and high school.

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    Implementation of a Sector-Focused Career Advancement Model for Low-Skilled Adults

    The WorkAdvance program model aims to prepare individuals for good jobs in high-demand industries and to increase their prospects for staying employed and moving up. Participants receive career readiness and occupational skills training, job placement, and advancement coaching. This report looks at how four providers translated the model into workable programs.

  • Issue Focus

    In the Innovative Professional Development (iPD) Challenge, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is helping school districts redesign their teacher professional development systems to better support teachers in increasing student success. This Issue Focus introduces the iPD Challenge and presents some early findings from MDRC’s study of it.

  • Issue Focus

    Each year, MDRC releases dozens of publications on programs affecting low-income Americans in all realms of education and social policy. Here’s a list of our top 10 most popular reports and briefs in 2014. (Bonus: see our most-downloaded video and infographic, too.)