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Eval11 Session 449: Performance Management in Action: A National Measurement System for Early Childhood Outcomes

Presentation slides and handouts for conference session with the following abstract: In response to the federal push for results-based performance indicators, the U.S. Department of Education undertook the development of a national outcomes measurement system for early childhood programs...

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Focus Search - Develop and manage a national web site Use web site to collect and disseminate state-developed resources Develop and disseminate guidance papers, documents, other resources Coordinate state Communities of Practice Plan and hold national conferences Hold variety of dissemination events 3 Early Childhood Outcomes Center 3 ECO Center Web site Provides up-to-date information and resources for state and local administrators, technical assistance providers, teachers, other direct service providers, and families 4 Early Childhood Outcomes Center 4 5 Early Childhood Outcomes Center 5 ECO web site has links to state web sites……. 6 Early Childhood Outcomes Center 6 State-Developed Resources: Examples Includes states’ written documents, PowerPoint presentations, videos, online modules, etc.: Policy guidance (e.g

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A Brief History of RCTs in Government and Politcs, Implications, and Concerns

Panel slides from a discussion of advocacy for the use of randomized controlled trials to determine federal program effectiveness since early in the Bush Administration through the present day. The presenter discusses the extent to which such advocacy has become bipartisan, as well as some...

Panel Slides - Rushing to Randomize.pdf

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Eval16_Using Evaluation Tools, Methods, and Thinking in Planning NIH Common Fund Programs

Biomedical research programs address questions vital to expanding knowledge and improving health, but are resource intensive. Therefore, careful consideration of the existing research environment during program planning is needed. We present how a combination of methods grounded in evaluation...

Using Eval Tools Methods Thinking in Planning_AEA 10-29-2016.pdf