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Bridging Research, Policy & Practice

New York City's home for early childhood research and policy.

News & Announcements

New Research: Strengthening Quality for Infants and Toddlers

The new study, "Enhancing the Quality of Infant and Toddler Care in New York City: Variation Across EarlyLearn Settings" sheds light on early care and education for infants and toddlers—and the value of both family child care and center-based programs to NYC’s diverse community of children and families.

New York ECE Workforce Survey: Understanding the Impact of COVID-19

This survey captures the perspectives of early childhood program leaders, teachers, and FCC providers and learn from their experiences with the COVID-19 pandemic to inform policy and practice.

2020 Early Career Scholars: Congratulations

These scholars will deepen their understanding of the ways that research, policy, and practice combine to strengthen New York City’s early childhood system.

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Research and policy partners coming together to share resources, build knowledge, and inspire action.


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Funding Partners

The Research Network's funding partners see the value of collaboration. Through generous funding, researchers and policy makers work together to advance better policies and practices for New York City's young children and families.

Research Partners

The Research Network's research partners are dedicated to rigorous research with impact. The Research Network creates the space for research partners to collaborate with City agency leaders and funders to provide evidence for better policies and practices for New York City's young children and families.

Agency Partners

The Research Network's success depends on a deep collaboration with City agency officials who are dedicated to improving the well-being of young children. We are pleased to have the active participation from our partners.