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Testimony submitted before the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity on May 16, 2012.
Testimony presented before the Council of the District of Columbia, Committee of the Whole on February 16, 2012.
Testimony presented to the California Select Committee on the Master Plan for Education.
Testimony presented to the California Little Hoover Commission.
Testimony presented before the California State Senate Education Committee.
Testimony presented to the California State Assembly Select Committee on School Safety.
Testimony presented to the Education Task Force, Budget Committee, U.S. House of Representatives.
Researchers examined school choice outcomes in New Orleans following 2005's Hurricane Katrina, including exit patterns of students across sectors and school types in New Orleans and the destination schools of mobile students.
We assessed investments in early childhood programs in New Hampshire, summarizing benefits and economic returns of three early intervention strategies and estimating costs and benefits of statewide investments in programs for at-risk children.
To better understand who is taking advantage of e-schools and what effects such choices have on achievement, researchers analyzed data from Ohio, which has authorized e-schools since the early 2000s.
RAND's evaluation of Jordan's Emergency Education Response Programme for Syrian refugee children identified significant successes and longer-term challenges. Key recommendations related to developing medium-term thinking and targeting gendered needs.
Cincinnati is seeking to expand preschool programs to more children. RAND researchers studied a variety of approaches and found that while each approach would likely provide returns on investment, it is important to ensure programs are high quality.