Where can you learn more about these methods?
Readers who found the February 2022 SET post about Costs associated with RPM and DIRFloortime to be helpful may be interested in other resources about the analytic methods. The US Department of Education’s Institutes for Education Science has been encouraging these efforts since the 2010s, so there are available sources.
Cost Analysis: A Starter Kit. Institute of Education Sciences.
Levin, H., McEwan, P., Belfield, C., Browden, A. B., & Shane, R. (2018). Economic evaluation in education: Cost-effectiveness and benefit-cost analysis (3rd ed.). Sage.
Center for Benefit-Cost Studies of Education provides resources about cost-benefit analyses. Among them is a week-long workshop about understanding and applying the methods, offered in collaboration with IES, “IES Methods Training in Economic Evaluation.” https://www.cbcse.org/ies-methods-training
Cost-Effectiveness, Cost-Feasibility, and Cost-Benefit Methods: What Are These Methods? And How Can School Districts Benefit from Using Them, by Dale DeCesare and Mark Fermanich for the Central Regional Ed Lab.
Readers who are savvier than I probably know of other sources. Please add them via the comments.