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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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Insight Helps Louisiana Flood Victims

When southern Louisiana was ravaged by historic floods in August 2016, more than 1,000 households registered with FEMA for assistance. Insight conducted a clothing drive to help victims recover, collecting and donating more than 75 items of clothing for men, women, and children to help rebuild both wardrobes and lives.

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Service Members’ Perspectives on Issues Affecting Women in the Military

The Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services released its 2016 Focus Group Report, which Insight produced. The report highlights findings from discussions with hundreds of military Service members, and it will inform the Committee’s annual recommendations to the Secretary of Defense. Results cover many topics of interest, including perceptions of gender integration efforts,[...]

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Insight Holds Panel Session at RECS 2016

Insight organized a panel session for the 2016 Administration for Children and Families’ Research and Evaluation Conference on Self-Sufficiency (RECS), held June 1–3. Poor, Unemployed, and Without Cash Assistance: Characteristics, Circumstances, and Survival Strategies of Disconnected Families was streamed live and featured research from Insight, Child Trends, and the University of Michigan. The session examined[...]

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Insight Meets With Hundreds of Military Service Members to Support DACOWITS

In support of the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services (DACOWITS), Insight staff traveled the country to conduct site visits at military installations during April and May 2016. During these visits, our team held focus groups with more than 500 Service members from the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, and Navy[...]

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Insight Collects to Feed Those in Need

Insight is participating in a Summer Food Challenge to support the Arlington Food Assistance Center by donating canned goods and other nonperishable foods. The Arlington Food Assistance Center is a community-based nonprofit that provides nutritious, supplemental groceries free of charge each week to nearly 2,200 local families unable to purchase enough food to meet their[...]

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Insight Promotes Literacy in Prisons

Last year Insight was proud to conduct a book drive and collect more than 50 books to support DC Books to Prisons, a nonprofit volunteer organization that sends books to more than 600 prisons throughout the country. Many prisons do not have libraries and do not allow inmates to receive books from friends or families.[...]

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Insight Joins the Race to End Poverty

Insight sponsored a team in the Race to End Poverty 5k, a fundraiser hosted by A Wider Circle. Proceeds from the April 2016 event supported A Wider Circle’s provision of basic need items, education, and long-term support for individuals and families in need in the DC metropolitan area.

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