The Research Network is a project of

Bridging Research, Policy & Practice

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

News & Announcements

New Research on Covid-19 and the ECE Workforce

We are launching new projects to learn about NYC's workforce during the pandemic.

Peer Interaction Strengthens ECE Professional Development

New York University finds that a combination of formal and informal PD has the potential to strengthen the workforce.

New York Must Improve Preparation and Training for New York's Infant-Toddler Educators

New research from BMCC highlights the need to improve infant-toddler educators' coursework.

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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.