Paper features the NYC Early Childhood Research Network
The Foundation for Child Development's report about the Research Network showcases a unique collaboration between researchers and policymakers to impact policy. In NYC Early Childhood Research Network: A model for integrating research, policy and practice, the Foundation paves the way for other communities who want to leverage funding and cultivate evidence-informed policy. The working paper shows that:
We can close the gap between research, practice and policy.
NYC Early Childhood Research Network is a model for bringing researchers and policymakers together to define and produce better outcomes.
Knowledge is more powerful when it’s networked from beginning to end.
Two years into this research-to-impact approach, the NYC Early Childhood Research Network has aligned efforts and voices around implementing high-quality early childhood education.*