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  • Podcast

    In this episode, Katie Beal interviews Dr. Marcia Ballinger, President of Lorain County Community College, about replicating CUNY’s Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) — a comprehensive student support program that substantially increased graduation rates for Lorain community college students.

  • Report

    Lessons on Adapting Interventions for Young People Experiencing Homelessness or Systems Involvement

    Young people who experience homelessness or involvement in foster care or justice systems face unique challenges. The Learn and Earn to Achieve Potential (LEAP)TM initiative aims to help this population reach its full potential. An MDRC evaluation of two programs adapted by 10 LEAP grantees will contribute knowledge to this field.

  • Issue Focus

    Training Approaches Applied in the Procedural Justice-Informed Alternatives to Contempt (PJAC) Demonstration

    The Procedural Justice-Informed Alternatives to Contempt (PJAC) project integrates procedural justice principles (the idea of fairness in processes) into enforcement at six child support agencies. This brief, intended for child support practitioners and administrators, describes the specialized training provided to staff members at the six participating agencies.