Focusing on What Works: Embedding Data and Evidence into Government Programs
This session provides government officials with a foundational understanding of the definitions, tools, and frameworks used in evaluations. The session also highlights for government officials how the federal government has prioritized evidence and evaluation in recent stimulus funds, including specific examples from ARP, IIJA, and IRA. Presenters share Results for America’s ARP Dashboard and discuss the themes that emerged from studying thousands of ARP Performance Reports and share recommendations for how communities can imbed data and evidence into programs. The session concludes with an overview of how Results for America supports communities to invest in what works.
- Understand the mechanisms included in the federal recovery funding
- Learn how governments used federal stimulus funds (particularly the American Rescue Plan and Bipartisan Infrastructure Law)
- Understand how data and evidence can best be embedded into programs
- Learn how Results for America supports government agencies to shift toward what works
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