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New results from an experimental test of supportive services offered to new housing voucher applicants in Seattle and King County, Washington — called Creating Moves to Opportunity — showed a 40 percentage


The Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness (SREE) has named Michael Weiss, MDRC Senior Associate, as the next editor-in-chief of its illustrious Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness (JREE). Weiss succeeds Sean Reardon of Stanford University.


MDRC is pleased to launch the TANF Data Collaborative, an exciting new effort to accelerate the use of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) data, earnings data, and other administrative data for program improvement and evidence building at the federal, state, and local levels.