RAND's Promising Practices Network

Published in: Evidence for Social Policy and Practice, (United Kingdom : NESTA, Apr. 2011), Part 5, p. 24-27

Posted on RAND.org on April 01, 2011

by M. Rebecca Kilburn

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This document summarizes RAND's Promising Practices Network on Children, Families and Communities. The RAND Corporation operates the Promising Practices Network (PPN), a project that presents evidence-based information on what works to improve outcomes for children and families in the United States. The main goal of this paper is to outline the lessons drawn from PPN in order to help inform the exploration of how to best strengthen the evidence base for UK social policy.

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