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Our Research Partners

The Research Network facilitates collaboration among researchers and city officials and supports the research community to ensure their work inspires action.

Many of our nation’s finest early childhood scholars who are based in the New York area are members of the Research Network. Members represent public and private universities in the metropolitan area as well as individuals from a variety of disciplines and research and practice backgrounds. All partners have a track record of working with New York City’s early childhood system. Currently, the Research Network includes senior scholars and junior researchers from the following ten institutions, listed alphabetically:

Bank Street College of Education

Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York

City College of New York, City University of New York

Fordham University

Hunter College, City University of New York

MDRC, Families and Children Policy Area

National Center for Children and Families, Teachers College, Columbia University

National Center for Children in Poverty, Bank Street

National Institute for Early Education Research at Rutgers University

New York Academy of Medicine 

NYU Steinhardt, Institute of Human Development and Social Change

NYU Langone Health, Center for Early Childhood Health and Human Development 

Teachers College, Columbia University