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 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.

New Study Shows Seven Core Principles Advance Equity and Promote High-Quality Early Learning

Equity is advanced when principles for high-quality early learning are developmentally appropriate, culturally relevant, and linguistically responsive.

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.

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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.