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Topic Overview

The Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation undertakes some research projects that cover multiple programmatic areas. These are included here.

Projects on this Topic

  • ACF Youth Demonstration Development Project, 2009-2013

    OPRE launched the Youth Demonstration Development Project (YDD) in 2009 to systematically review the current field of research on youth development and successful transition to adulthood. The primary objective of YDD, which is being conducted for OPRE...

  • Evaluation of 2010 Summer Subsidized Employment Activities for Youth, 2010-2011

    OPRE jointly sponsored with the Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration (ETA) a study of subsidized summer 2010 employment opportunities for low-income youth operated with the TANF Emergency Fund offered as part of the American...

  • Head Start Family Voices Pilot Study, 2012-2014

    The purpose of this study is to help the Administration for Children and Families better understand the experiences and perspectives of families and staff participating in Head Start and Early Head Start, particularly around the topic of family...

  • TANF and CCDF Research Synthesis, 2009-2012

    The purpose of the TANF and CCDF Research Synthesis Project was to inform research planning and support evidence-based decision making related to the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) programs...

  • TANF/SSI Disability Transition Project, 2008-2013

    Numerous studies have identified substantial overlap in families and individuals served by the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs. Over the past decade, as the TANF program has developed...

  • Understanding the Child-Only TANF Caseload, 2010-2012

    This grant to Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago is jointly administered by OPRE and ASPE. Its purpose is to document differences in state policies that affect child-only TANF cases, describe characteristics and dynamics of such cases, and...