We are pleased to announce that Insight Policy Research was acquired by Westat, effective June 15, 2022. Branded as “Westat Insight,” we are currently operating as a wholly owned subsidiary of Westat and continue to provide our clients with the best-in-class services they have come to expect. Our combined experience now offers expanded expertise in health, education, and social policy as well as deeper methodological skills in survey research, evaluation, data analytics, and technical assistance. Learn more here.
We are pleased to announce that Insight Policy Research was acquired by Westat, effective June 15, 2022. Branded as “Westat Insight,” we are currently operating as a wholly owned subsidiary of Westat and continue to provide our clients with the best-in-class services they have come to expect. Our combined experience now offers expanded expertise in health, education, and social policy as well as deeper methodological skills in survey research, evaluation, data analytics, and technical assistance. Learn more here.
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SNAP Internal Comprehensive Review

SNAP Internal Comprehensive Review

Project Overview Insight is providing technical assistance to the District of Columbia Department of Human Services’ Economic Security Administration and Department of Health Care Finance to help determine whether the District is in compliance with federal and District program requirements related to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The results will inform and prioritize corrective[...]

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Understanding Educational Equity to Improve Student Outcomes

Project Overview The Delaware Department of Education (DDOE) and the Diversifying Delaware’s Educational Workforce (DDEW) professional learning community partnered on an initiative to identify and narrow diversity gaps in Delaware’s educator workforce. DDOE and DDEW meet regularly to discuss workforce data and develop strategies for recruiting, hiring, developing, and training a diverse and culturally responsive[...]

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CalFresh Learning Collaborative for Customer Service

Project Overview In partnership with the California Department of Social Services (CDSS), the County Welfare Directors Association of California, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), Insight brought together California county agencies to form a Learning Collaborative to improve CalFresh administration and customer service. CalFresh (known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance[...]

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New Mexico Online Application Review

Project Overview The Insight team provided technical assistance to New Mexico’s Human Services Department’s Income Support Division to review and improve the multiprogram online application (e.g., for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program [SNAP], Temporary Assistance for Needy Families [TANF], Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program [LIHEAP], Medicaid) for federal compliance and adherence to best practices[...]

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A Comprehensive Study on Florida Middle School Performance

Project Overview The knowledge and skills students gain in middle school have a lasting effect onstudent motivation and academic achievement in high school and beyond. In response to Florida’s performance on the 2015 National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP), House Bill 293 required the Florida Department of Education to conduct a comprehensive study of states[...]

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Influencing and Improving Prenatal Screening and Intervention for Substance Abuse, Tobacco, and Domestic Violence

Project Overview Insight conducted an evaluation of two Washington State programs: the Maternal Substance Abuse Screening Initiative for Providers and the Perinatal Partnership Against Domestic Violence Training Program. Together, these programs were designed to train and educate healthcare providers to effectively screen for, identify, and provide effective interventions for pregnant women with tobacco, alcohol, and/or[...]

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