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How safe should highly automated vehicles (HAVs) be before they are allowed on the roads for consumer use? This tool lets users develop their own future scenarios and estimates the resulting fatalities against a future without AVs.
A large study of elementary school dual-language immersion (DLI) programs found that the programs raised student achievement in English and fostered proficiency in a second language, with no drop in students' performance in mathematics or science.
Nov 3, 2017
Jennifer L. Steele, Robert Slater, Gema Zamarro, Trey Miller, Jennifer J. Li, Susan Burkhauser, Michael Bacon
This study found significant association between low ratings of providers' patient-centeredness and racial/ethnic disparities in providers' recommendations to vaccinate for HPV and likelihood of parents deciding to vaccinate.
Nov 2, 2017
Marc N. Elliott, David C. Schwebel, Zahava Berkowitz, Susan R. Tortolero, Paula Cuccaro, Susan L. Davies, Mark A. Schuster
National Guard Youth ChalleNGe is a residential, quasi-military program for young people at risk of dropping out of high school. This report provides information on recent ChalleNGe participants and develops metrics of program success.
Nov 1, 2017
Jennie W. Wenger, Louay Constant, Linda Cottrell, Thomas E. Trail, Michael J. D. Vermeer, Stephani Wrabel
Two composite assessments of quality - one with treatment staffing and delivery elements and the other with clinical supervision elements - can be used to measure the sustainment of evidence-based treatment.
Nov 1, 2017
Wenjing Huang, Sarah B. Hunter, Bing Han, Mary Ellen Slaughter, Bryan R. Garner, Susan H. Godley
Policymakers have many options to expand coverage in the individual market. We considered federal investments that would enhance, extend, or increase the tax credits available to enrollees, as well as reinsurance approaches that would lower premiums.
This study developed practical considerations for including large, diverse, and geographically dispersed groups of patients in clinical practice guideline development through online engagement methods.
Oct 31, 2017
Sean Grant, Glen Hazlewood, Holly Peay, Ann Lucas, Ian D. Coulter, Arlene Fink, Dmitry Khodyakov