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Meet Insight’s Data and Improvement Group!

March 18, 2021 /

Insight’s central mission is to help social service programs use objective, high-quality information to improve outcomes for the children, families, and communities they serve. Our unique Data and Improvement Group supports these efforts by integrating leading-edge data science and process improvement capabilities under one roof.

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Four ideas districts should be thinking about as they look ahead to fall

January 19, 2021 / Dana Chambers

It is only January, but the time is now for districts to start planning how they will support students when they return fully to classrooms.

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Addressing COVID-19 Learning Loss Through Publicly Funded Learning Pods and Universal Curriculum

August 14, 2020 / Dana Chambers

As families with greater resources turn to private schools or funding private “learning pods,” we must ensure we aren’t leaving the rest of our students behind to navigate uncharted virtual learning territory on their own.

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Schools can’t solve our childcare crisis

August 6, 2020 / Dana Chambers

The Alexandria Times posted Associate Director of Education Dana Chambers’s letter to the editor, promoting district-community partnerships to provide safe and supervised distance learning to instructionally vulnerable children, tapping childcare organizations, college tutors, and unused public spaces.

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Who is Certified for WIC Shortly after Birth?

August 5, 2020 /

This infographic summarizes data on the prevalence of certification within 4 days of birth for infants participating in WIC across states, participant characteristics, and time.

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The Price Gap Between Organic and Conventional Foods: Is it Shrinking for Common WIC-Eligible Foods?

August 6, 2020 /

Insight’s food and nutrition team analyzed data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service’s (AMS) Weekly Retail Organic Price Comparison.

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Lessons Learned From Cognitive Testing of a Survey About STD Policy and Practice With Physicians

August 6, 2020 /

Insight’s health team examined key ways to survey physicians and phrase questions to improve response rates and data quality for upcoming rounds of this survey’s administration.

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