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The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) is an investment of the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) within the U.S. Department of Education that was established in 2002. The work of the WWC is managed by a team of staff at IES and conducted under a set of contracts held by several leading firms with expertise in education, research methodology, and the dissemination of education research, including Abt Associates, American Institutes for Research, Development Services Group, Inc., and Mathematica. Each WWC contract focuses on furthering the goals of the WWC. Information about active WWC contract work can be found on the “WWC Content Teams” page. Visit the “What We Do” section of the WWC website to learn more about the type of work happening at the WWC.

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