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  • Report

    A Preview Summary of Two-Year Impacts from the WorkAdvance Demonstration

    WorkAdvance provides demand-driven skills training and a focus on jobs with career pathways. This preview summary finds that all four programs studied greatly increased training completion and credential acquisition. Employment outcomes varied by site, with large, consistent impacts at the most experienced provider and promising results at two others.

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    Interim Impact Findings from the Investing in Innovation (i3) Evaluation of Diplomas Now

    The Diplomas Now whole-school reform model, including targeted interventions for students at risk of dropping out, had an impact on the percentage of students with no early warning indicators related to attendance, behavior, or course performance, and had more encouraging results in middle schools than high schools.

  • Testimony

    The Next Steps in Supporting Innovation, Continuous Improvement, and Accountability

    In testimony before the Senate Finance Committee, MDRC President Gordon Berlin provides a brief history of the federal government’s bipartisan investment in evidence building and offers thoughts on next steps for making evidence, including pay-for-success initiatives, a driver of policy change.