The Research Network is a project of

Bridging Research, Policy & Practice

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

News & Announcements

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.

PreK for All in a Changing Landscape: Recap of the NYC Research Symposium 12/6

The New York City Early Childhood Research Network held its first Research Symposium on Friday, December 6, 2019 to highlight insights from eight studies that investigate the implementation of New York City’s PreK for All program.

New Research: Steps to Recruit and Retain Men in ECE

New research from the Borough of Manhattan Community College points to concrete steps to recruit and retain more men in early childhood education and highlights the ways in which men can improve early learning.

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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.