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Insight Researchers Featured at APPAM’s 2020 Annual Fall Research Conference

This Friday, November 13, at 2 p.m., Scott Cody will participate in a roundtable to discuss the risks of drawing erroneous conclusions from evaluation evidence and strategies for mitigating those risks. At the same time, Kathy Wroblewska will be describing Insight’s work to assess effective practices for containing food costs in the Special Supplemental Nutrition[...]

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Insight Convenes Innovative 10 State Virtual Learning Collaborative on SNAP Notice Improvement

Congratulations to the 10 state SNAP agencies and FNS staff who participated in SNAP Notices Learning Session 2! Following a 10-month Learning Collaborative, Insight hosted participants from Alaska, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nevada, Rhode Island, all seven FNS Regional Offices, and the FNS National Office for a 100-person, 3-day virtual event on[...]

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Insight Analyzes SNAP Benefit Redemptions

Along with USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service, Insight is pleased to share a report highlighting SNAP Benefit Redemption Patterns including timing, number of transactions per household, and the rate at which households exhaust their SNAP benefits. The study compares fiscal year (FY) 2017 data to data from FY 2003 and FY 2009. We investigate in[...]

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Insight Collaborates on FNS’s Evaluation of a School Meals Demonstration Project

Along with USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service and Mathematica Policy Research, Insight is pleased to share the Evaluation of the Direct Certification with Medicaid for Free and Reduced-Price Meals Demonstrations, Year 2 report. This report examines the impact of using Medicaid data to directly certify students for free and reduced-price school meals in the National[...]

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