This Interview with the Urban Institute's Peter Tatian, following the release of the guidance document "Measuring Performance," discusses the challenges in quantifying the impact of a long-term, multifaceted program.
This document accompanies the Six Steps to Success: Collecting and Using Performance Data in Place-Based Initiatives. It is an anottated list of resources discussed in the brief "Six Steps to Success".
This brief summarizes six key steps for collecting and using data to track and improve the performance and results of major place-based initiatives. It draws on the twelve implementation grantees in the US Department of Education’s Promise Neighborhood initiative, as well as lessons learned from...
This brief provides a framework for designing evaluations for ED's Promise Neighborhoods and HUD's Choice Neighborhoods. The brief includes information on selecting key research questions, explores different research approaches, and recommends components an effective evaluation strategy.