Program Support

Providing more support for teachers to excel

The U.S. Department of Education’s (ED) Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) focuses on reforming state and district human capital management, educator evaluation, and compensation systems to ultimately improve student achievement...

Reporting on educator preparation programs

States and educator preparation programs (EPPs)—both traditional and alternative—are required by law to collect extensive information from the new teacher pipeline, which graduates nearly 200,000 teacher candidates annually. States...

Evaluating a USAID program to end global hunger

Feed the Future is the U.S. Government’s initiative to end global hunger and strengthen food security. The initiative is tackling the huge problem of global hunger, starting with 20...

Helping foster children find permanent homes

About 400,000 children in the U.S. are in foster care. To help these children and their families, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) supports states’ efforts...

Implementing Title I/II program initiatives

The Title I and Title II programs were created under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act to promote high-quality education for all children. Title I provides funds to school...

Evaluating patient-centered medical homes

Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMHs) could play a part in reforming the U.S. health care system. A PCMH is a care facility that structures care around patients, often implementing coordinated...

Studying daily issues in oral health

Dentists who normally just see patients are now proposing ideas for research studies and helping to carry out the research in their offices. Their patients serve as the volunteer...

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