Research and Evaluation Capacity Building: A Resource Guide for Child Care and Development Fund Lead Agencies (Revised 2019)

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Research and Evaluation Capacity Building: A Resource Guide for Child Care and Development Fund Lead Agencies (Revised 2019)

Abstract

Research and evaluation play an important role in supporting government agencies in making optimal policy, programmatic, and operational decisions. This guide provides an annotated list of selected written and online resources to support Child Care and Development Fund lead agencies seeking to build research and evaluation capacity. Listings point readers to user-friendly, practical tools that cover the following topics: (1) comprehensive resources on program evaluation; (2) logic models; (3) evaluation design and planning; (4) building organizational research and evaluation capacity; (5) working with evaluators; and (6) working with administrative data. This 2019 edition updates a previous edition released in June 2018.
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