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ERIC Number: ED506625
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
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A New Bipartisan Initiative for U.S. Social Programs: Evidence-Based Reforms Are Key to Rapid Progress in Education, Poverty Reduction, Crime Prevention, and Other Areas
Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy
This paper proposes a new bipartisan initiative to strengthen the effectiveness of U.S. social programs by focusing funds within each program on research-proven projects, practices, and strategies ("interventions"). The proposal seeks neither an increase nor decrease in overall program funding; rather, its central aim is to maximize the effectiveness of existing funds in each program--a goal that may be particularly important given the tight budgetary climate facing such programs.
Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy. 900 19th Street NW Suite 400, Washington, DC 20006. Tel: 202-380-3571; Fax: 202-380-3624; Web site: http://coalition4evidence.org
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy