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Scoring Instruments

Once it is established that a program or practice meets screening criteria, Study Reviewers use the Scoring Instruments to analyze the most rigorous evaluation research available to assess the quality, strength, and extent of the evidence that indicates the program or practice achieves its goals. The studies selected for review comprise the evidence base for the program or practice. Following are the Scoring Instruments used by Study Reviewers:

Program Evidence Rating Instrument—Part 1 (PDF)

Program Evidence Rating Instrument—Part 2 (PDF)

Practices Scoring Instrument (PDF)