• By Kevin Mount
  • Posted on Tuesday 10th March, 2009
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Child Trends

Founded in 1979, Child Trends is an independent, non-profit research center based in Washington DC. The center focuses on improving outcomes for children in the US by providing research, data and analysis to policymakers, program providers, charitable foundations and the media. Funding comes from charities, government and the private sector.…

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  • By Sarah Blower
  • Posted on Tuesday 07th October, 2008
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Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring

The Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring (CEM) is based in Durham University in the UK. Also known as CEM, the Centre provides indicator systems to schools and colleges. It is best known for its collection of widely used family of monitoring systems including ALIS, Yellis, MidYIS and PIPS that monitor the progress and attitudes of pupils in thousands of schools across the UK and elsewhere. The CEM…

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  • By Sarah Blower
  • Posted on Monday 17th March, 2008
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Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence

The Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence (CSPV) at the University of Colorado, Boulder, opened in 1992 in the face of high rates of crime, drug misuse and violence in the US. In 1996, with a number of influential partners, it began a national initiative that sought out effective violence prevention programs. That initiative was called Blueprints for Violence Prevention. The Center catal…

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