Abt Associates: Bold thinkers driving real-world impact
Abt Associates recently completed a multi-year evaluation of the Massachusetts ELT initiative that examnies both the implementation of ELT, and the outcomes for schoools, teachers, and student using a short interrupted time series with a comparison group design. The ELT initiative funds particular schools to expand the length of the school day and/or year and provide additional instructional and enrichment opportunities for students as well as additional planning and professional development opportunities for educators.
Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research, evaluation and implementing programs in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development. Known for its rigorous approach to solving complex challenges, Abt Associates is regularly ranked as one of the top 20 global research firms and one of the top 40 international development innovators. The company has multiple offices in the U.S. and program offices in more than 40 countries.