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Learning About Data and Research

This page assists practitioners and policymakers in better understanding and using data sets and diverse research methodologies ranging from random assignment studies to qualitative studies.

For a review of common research and evaluation terminology, click here to access a glossary of research terms.

The following guides provide descriptions of resources to consult to learn more about different research methodologies:

Additional Resources:

Tip sheets and tools on topics such as assessing research findings and applying research for program performance are forthcoming.

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