Mathematica has launched a new five-year descriptive study of Early Head Start, the Early Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (Baby FACES 2018), to guide program technical assistance, management, and policy.
Third annual report to congress sheds light on enrollment patterns for children and families.Read more
A review of the literatureRead more
PACT study offers insight into strengthening fathers’ parenting and relationship skills.Read more
New brief tracks trends in quality and teacher characteristics.Read more
Request for proposals seeks providers of formal training and implementation support.Read more
New research brief highlights best practices in early child care.Read more
Mathematica evaluates programs designed to improve the well-being of young children and their families, particularly those at greatest risk in our society. The projects reviewed here illustrate the diversity of themes we address, the range of clients we serve, and the breadth of our early childhood and family research. Read more about our work in the early childhood area.
Early Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey: Baby FACES 2018
Using Rapid-Cycle Techniques to Spur and Test Innovation: The Early Learning Lab
The Early Learning Lab is a new venture designed to catalyze the innovation and learning needed to support great teaching and caregiving for all young children. The lab uses new tools and approaches in partnership with others to design, test, and promote the large-scale adoption of effective and...
Christine Ross has expertise in designing and conducting rigorous evaluations of program impacts and descriptive, policy-focused studies in the areas of early childhood education, K–12 education, and child welfare policies and programs.Featured Projects
- Providing Personalized Support: Coaching Practices in Early Care and Education Settings
- PREP: Supporting Evaluation and Innovation in Promising Youth Pregnancy Prevention Programs
- The Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) Evaluation Toolkit
- A Year in Head Start Children Families and Programs
- Early Childhood
- Child Welfare
- Strengthening and Disseminating Research
- Early Childhood Systems
live in a household in which the primary language spoken to them is not English.