Jul 21, 2017
In this PBS News Hour segment, RAND Behavioral scientist Elizabeth D’Amico, who has researched drug and alcohol use among teens for more than 20 years, discusses what kids need to know about the use of legal marijuana.
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Testimony presented before the Council of the District of Columbia, Committee of the Whole on February 16, 2012.
Testimony presented by Anita Chandra before the House Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Testimony presented before the California State Assembly Subcommittee on Education.
Testimony presented to the California Little Hoover Commission.
Testimony presented to the Oregon State Senate and House Judiciary Committees.
Testimony presented before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions field hearing.
Testimony presented before the Subcommittee on 21st Century Competitiveness, Committee on Education and the Workforce, U.S. House of Representatives.
Testimony presented to the California State Assembly Select Committee on School Safety.
Testimony presented at a hearing of the California State Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 1 on Health and Human Services.
Testimony presented at a hearing of the California State Senate Committee on Health and Human Services.
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.
Estimates how sensitive physician behavior is to the design of alternative payment models under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA).
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.
Key technology needs to improve safety in U.S. schools include two-way communication between teachers and emergency responders and "all-in-one" applications to integrate school safety policies, procedures, training, and alerts for staff and parents.
This overview of the findings from the RAND Deployment Life Study describes the effects of deployment on marital relationships, family environment, psychological and behavioral health, child well-being, and military integration.