How have states have begun to exercise the flexibility afforded by Family First Preventative Services Act and what evidence might become available in the future to assess the impact of the legislation?
This study will investigate the role of intermediaries in conveying research evidence in support of college completion, ways research evidence is used, and the extent to which policymakers rely on intermediaries.
Can trained, informal mentors reduce the rates of substance use among rural African Americans making the transition from adolescence to adulthood? Are informal mentor relationships more effective than simply training families to be supportive of these young adults?
The William T. Grant Foundation invests in high-quality research focused on reducing inequality in youth outcomes and improving the use of research evidence in decisions that affect young people in the United States.