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  • RT : Walton Family Foundation unveils new $100M effort to support school diversity, inclusion and innovation
  • RT : West Virginia, South Carolina and Mississippi still enforce a lifetime ban on SNAP, or food stamps, for people who…
  • Methodology

    A two-stage study design can test a complex set of interventions, individually and in combination. Reflections on Methodology shows how this approach was used for a pair of programs, the first administered in preschools and the second implemented as a kindergarten follow-up for individual students.

  • Issue Focus

    By studying the implementation of an initiative to improve college readiness in rural schools, researchers were able to identify obstacles and help program leaders improve the process. The Implementation Research Incubator explains.

  • Issue Focus

    Many Promise programs — which help local students afford to enroll in college — are looking to add new forms of support to help students address their barriers to college success, but worry about the cost of these new components. MDRC’s College Promise Success Initiative’s Cost Calculator prices out various program designs.