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Special Edition Hispanic Heritage Month 2020

OPRE News Special Edition: Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month 2020
September 17, 2020

The legislation authorizing the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to conduct a continuous program of research and evaluation activities to build knowledge around the implementation and effectiveness of home visiting programs.

As states and territories make decisions about child care policies, they may find it useful to collect data from child care providers. Survey data can be helpful for answering questions about providers’ characteristics and experiences. Yet surveys can be difficult to design. This brief discusses best practices for developing and testing surveys.

A one-page tip sheet lists suggestions for writing strong survey questions. 

OPRE Insights - August 27, 2020

New Blog from the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation
August 28, 2020

Since 2005, Congress has funded $150 million each year in healthy marriage (HM) and responsible fatherhood (RF) grants designed to improve the well-being of children and families. The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded and overseen three cohorts of these grants (2006–2011, 2011–2015, and 2015–2020)....

Pathways to Work E-blast 8/13/20

Improving Employment Outcomes for Job Seekers with Low Incomes During the Pandemic: Special Call for Studies
August 13, 2020

Improving Employment Outcomes for Job Seekers with Low Incomes During the Pandemic: Special Call for Studies

For several decades, the federal government has supported programs that encourage adolescents to wait to have sex. This support stems in part from the evidence and expectations that delaying sexual activity can have important benefits for adolescents and society as a whole. The most direct of these benefits are reductions in teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). However, research has also found benefits of delayed sexual activity extending beyond these physical outcomes...

Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood Research and Evaluation Newsletter - Issue 7