2019 State Standard of Excellence
8. Evaluation Resources
Did the state or any of its agencies invest at least 1% of program funds in evaluations?
Why is this important?
Making specific funding commitments to evaluation is critical and ensures that state governments have the necessary funds to evaluate whether state programs are achieving their desired outcomes. At the federal level, several agencies have made commitments to spend 1% of program funds on evaluation, which has allowed them to improve programmatic outcomes and build their knowledge base about what works.
Results for America was not able to identify any states with leading or promising examples for this criteria. No examples were identified in 2018 either.
Results for America was not able to identify any states with leading or promising examples for this criteria.