MDRC

Type NGO
Website mdrc.org
Year founded 1974
Headquarters New York City, New York United States of America United States of America
Functions Research
Tags education social policy
Summary MDRC is a nonprofit, nonpartisan education and social policy research organization. Focused on improving programs and policies for low-income people, MDRC designs new interventions, evaluates existing programs using the highest research standards (including randomized controlled trials), and provides technical assistance to build better programs and deliver effective interventions at scale. Founded in 1974 as the Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation, “MDRC” became the official name of our organization in 2003.


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SUMMER LEARNING IN EARLY CHILDHOOD - Opportunities for Investing in Equity

MDRC · 9 March 2021 English

ACCESS TO SUMMER LEARNING MDRC, in partnership with the Boston Public Schools (BPS) Department of Early Child- hood, the University of Michigan, and the Harvard Graduate School of Education, is …


IDEAS AND EVIDENCE 2021 - Designing an Enhanced Advising Program - Research-Based …

MDRC · 8 December 2020 English

Over time, advisers and students get to know one another and develop a relationship that may open the door to discussing a wider range of topics. [...] Surveys and focus …



IDEAS AND EVIDENCE 2021 - Understanding What Works in Postsecondary Education

MDRC · 17 November 2020 English

Understanding What Works in Postsecondary Education IDEAS AND EVIDENCE 2021 Understanding What Works in Postsecondary Education By Alexander Mayer and Kate Tromble NOVEMBER 2020 MDRC is dedicated to learning what …


IDEAS AND EVIDENCE 2021 - Pathways to the Post-Pandemic Workforce - Career …

MDRC · 21 October 2020 English

IDEAS AND EVIDENCE 2021 Pathways to the Post-Pandemic Workforce Career and Technical Education Connects the Dots By Rachel Rosen OCTOBER 2020 MDRC is dedicated to learning what works to improve …


IDEAS AND EVIDENCE 2021 - Investing in Equitable Access to High-Quality

MDRC · 21 October 2020 English

IDEAS AND EVIDENCE 2021 Investing in Equitable Access to High-Quality Early Care and Education By Meghan McCormick OCTOBER 2020 MDRC is dedicated to learning what works to improve the well-being …


Aiming Higher: Assessing Higher Achievement’s Out-of-School Expansion Efforts

MDRC · 2 July 2020 English

To investigate how the program changed the academic enrichment environment for its scholars and how it affected their academic performance, the research team compared the behavior of the eligible youth …


Bridging the School-to-Work Divide: Interim Implementation and Impact Findings from New York …

MDRC · 21 April 2020 English

This is a distinguishing feature of the P-TECH 9-14 model: the partnership between a high school, a local community college, and one or more employer partners, all focused on preparing …


Long-Term Eects of a Sectoral Advancement Strategy

MDRC · 19 February 2020 English

The analysis of the long-term data was done separately for each site.6 The report also presents findings from a full benefit-cost analysis that examines whether the effects of WorkAdvance resulted …


November 2019 - Gaining Ground - Findings from the Dana Center Mathematics …

MDRC · 19 November 2019 English

This report analyzes the implementation of the curricular models at the institutional and classroom levels and the contrast of the new models with traditional developmental and college-level math classes, the …


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