The Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act is a step toward strengthening how the federal government uses evidence.
Evidence-based policymaking can help leaders meet policy goals by focusing public funding on programs that work and fostering deeper understanding of constituents’ needs.
For local practitioners to benefit from evidence, they need to be engaged in all phases of research.
Where have all the data gone? The effects of the FBI’s decision to reduce public access to crime data
In its annual dissemination of crime statistics, the FBI published 70 percent fewer data tables.
The pay for success model can support federal funding for workforce development, which has declined over the past two decades.
Recently introduced legislation makes important steps to improve the use of evidence and data in federal agencies.