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Insight transitions to a remote workplace

As a result of the global pandemic, we have made the decision to close our offices and transition fully to a remote workplace. We will reassess this situation in a month, on April 13. We believe Insight has a responsibility to practice social distancing to protect both the most vulnerable among our employees and extended[...]

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OPRE releases two publications on rapid learning methods from Insight researchers

Insight is proud to collaborate with the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE) on its annual methods meeting, which explores critical topics in social science research methodology. OPRE recently released two publications from its 2018 meeting, authored by Insight researchers. Last year’s meeting on rapid learning methods featured a presentation by vice president Scott[...]

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Insight wins USDA’s Woman-Owned Small Business Contractor of the Year Award!

On June 19, Insight Policy Research was named USDA’s Woman-Owned Small Business Contractor of the Year! The Insight team was recently recognized USDA-wide for our “professional demeanor, collaborative nature, and exceptional work quality” on nutrition assistance-related contracts with the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS). Over the past 12 years, we have worked extensively in support[...]

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Insight selected as one of World’s Greatest!

In 2017, Insight Policy Research was selected as one of the World’s Greatest Small Businesses! This long-standing TV show selected our firm due to our success over the past 16 years improving the lives of at-risk and vulnerable populations through evidence-based research.  “World's Greatest!..." is a show dedicated to highlighting the world's greatest companies, products,[...]

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Cross-Country Travel to Explore Experiences with HUD’s ConnectHome Initiative

High-speed internet access at home has become increasingly important to ensure educational opportunity for all children regardless of their economic status. Without this access, many students in low-income households face a “homework gap,” creating an uneven playing field in the classroom. The families themselves are often at a disadvantage in finding jobs, getting health information,[...]

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Insight Report on Sources of Newly Hired Teachers Released in October

On October 12, 2016, the National Center for Education Statistics released Sources of Newly Hired Teachers in the United States: Results from the Schools and Staffing Survey, 1987–88 to 2011–12, a new statistical analysis report written by Insight Policy Research. In 2011–12, newly hired teachers accounted for 6 percent of all public school teachers and[...]

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Insight Leads Training for USDA’s Second Annual Training on Child Nutrition Access and Accountability through Technology (CNAAT)

On September 13–15, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service hosted Networking for Progress in 2016, an annual national conference on child nutrition held this year in Reston, Virginia. Those attending included regional and state leaders in child nutrition, school food authorities, IT vendors serving those food authorities, and federal and regional staff.[...]

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