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Cheryl Mitchell, Deputy Secretary for Vermont's Agency of Human Service, talks about efforts to integrate education and social services in Vermont at the state and local levels.
Alfredo Tijerina of School of the Future explains the program staff perspective of using evaluation results.
Anita Baker and Constancia Warren of the Academy for Educational Development describe their evaluation of New Jersey's School-Based Youth Services Program.
This issue of The Evaluation Exchange investigates evaluating the school-linked services that attempt to address and find preventive solutions for the array of problems facing children and families.
Mary Wagner and Shari Golan of SRI International share information from their evaluation of California's Healthy Start School-Linked Services Initiative and the use of evaluation information at local sites.
Karen Horsch of Harvard Family Research Project lists recommendations for teacher development from an HFRP study.
Information on Communities in School Training and the Preparing Effective Community Leaders Conference.
An annotated list of organizations and initiatives related to the issue's theme of School-Linked Services.
This brief defines results-based accountability (RBA) as a management tool that can facilitate collaboration among human service agencies, as a method of decentralizing services, and as an innovative regulatory process and explores the components of RBA systems. The brief also shows how RBA can be developed and used at different levels: state, community, agency, or program.
This brief provides an overview of the strategic planning process, an essential first step in the development of a results-based accountability system.
This issue of The Evaluation Exchange, Harvard Family Research Project's quarterly evaluation periodical, investigates evaluation methodologies.
Jennifer Greene, Associate Professor at Cornell University, discusses a framework for planning and implementing mixed-method evaluations.
Robert Yin, author and President of an evaluation research firm, talks about the use of case study methodologies in evaluating community-based collaborative initiatives.
Juila Coffman of Harvard Family Research Project describes common qualities shared among “learning organizations,” examining them in the context of service programs.
Diane Schilder of Harvard Family Research Project reports on findings from the recent Social Services Senior Managers Forum, held in Alberta, Canada.
Maurice Lim Miller, Executive Director of Asian Neighborhood Design, discusses an evaluation instrument for self-sufficiency that he developed and is using in San Francisco.
Susan Blank, Program Officer of the Foundation for Child Development, presents some of her observations from a recent study she conducted of MIS development and use in community-based agencies.
A list of useful resources on the Internet.
An introduction to the issue on Methodology by HFRP's founder & director, Heather B. Weiss, Ed.D.
Anne Brady and Julia Coffman of Harvard Family Research Project share results and lessons from HFRP's Parenting Study.
An annotated list of organizations and initiatives related to the issue's theme of Methodology.
This brief defines and explores the role of indicators as an integral part of a results-based accountability system. The brief shows how indicators enable decision makers to assess progress toward the achievement of intended outputs, outcomes, goals, and objectives.
Dr. Gary Orfield, Professor of Education and Social Policy at Harvard University, shares his research on poverty to situate CBIs in the context of the larger social and economic factors that may affect their success.
Harvard Family Research Project provides a chart of 20 major ongoing evaluations of CBIs.
Cami Anderson and Sybilla Dorros from Harvard Family Research Project describe four new approaches and innovations of established methods for evaluating CBIs with examples.