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Do Tiered Evidence Grants Work?

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 - 9:22
It recently released a nine-point agenda recommending actions that Congress can take to ground funding decisions on this basis.  One of its recommended actions is to expand the use of “tiered evidence” grants. But do they work?

Tiered Evidence Grants - An Assessment of the Education Innovation and Research Program

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 - 9:13
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Early-stage innovations receive smaller grants; mid-level programs with promising evidence receive larger grants; and initiatives with substantial evidence of success in multiple settings are expanded nationally and receive the largest grants.

New Research Report Recipients

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 - 14:31
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Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 14:11
The Center for The Business of Government continues to support reports by leading thinkers on key issues affecting government today.  We are pleased to announce our latest round of awards for new reports on key public sector challenges, which respond to priorities identified in the Center's research agenda. Our content is intended to stimulate and accelerate the production of practical research that benefits public sector leaders and managers.

Weekly Roundup: February 1 - 5, 2016

Friday, February 5th, 2016 - 17:28
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John Kamensky

Conversation with Authors Series with Young Hoon Kwak and Julia Keleher

Friday, April 10th, 2015 - 14:23
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What is risk management? How are federal agencies managing risk? What can federal agencies learn from the U.S. Department of Education’s risk management program? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Young Hoon Kwak and Julia Keleher, authors of the IBM Center report Risk Management for Grants Administration.
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Mon, 03/30/2015
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What is risk management? How are federal agencies managing risk? What can federal agencies learn from the U.S. Department of Education’s risk management program? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Young Hoon Kwak and Julia Keleher, authors of the IBM Center report Risk Management for Grants Administration.

Risk Management for Grants Administration

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 - 10:28
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Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 09:26
The Department of Educaton (ED) maintains many risk management tools, two of which are new: the State Score Cards and the Entity Risk Review.  This report explains how these two tools are being used and provides examples of how risk management tools have been used to track the progress of two high risk grantees: Detroit Public Schools and Puerto Rico.

Risk Management for Grants Administration: A Case Study of the Department of Education

Monday, January 19th, 2015 - 15:28
During this period, the department created its Risk Management Service, and expanded that office in 2007.

Next Steps in Moneyball Government

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 - 18:03
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 16:55
In mid-November, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released an assessment of how well agencies use performance information in decision making, with a particular focus on program evaluations.  Around the same time, a study on evidence-based policymaking in the states was released by the Pew Charitable Trusts and the MacArthur Foundation; and a new book, Moneyball for Government, by Peter Orzag and Jim Nussle, was announced by the non-profit Results for America.  Finally, a bill was introduced in the House by Congressman Paul Ryan (R), with the support of Senator P

Wisconsin Governor Nixes Health Exchange

Thursday, January 26th, 2012 - 17:38
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Thursday, January 26, 2012 - 16:17
The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports Governor Scott Walker returned $37.6 million awarded by the federal government for implementing a health information exchange.

Managing Recovery: A View from Inside

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011 - 14:15
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