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.
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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...
Director, Human Services
Diane Paulsell studies the effects of early childhood education, home visiting, parenting programs, and policy on low-income families with young children. Her expertise includes home visiting, home-based child care, early childhood systems, and measurement of program implementation and quality.Featured Projects
- Learning About Infant and Toddler Early Education Services (LITES): Identifying What Works
- Supporting Evidence-Based Home Visiting Programs to Prevent Child Maltreatment
- Impacts of a Child Care Quality Rating and Improvement System on Child Care Quality
- Early Care and Education Partnerships: A Review of the Literature
- Early Childhood
- Child Development
- Quality Measurement
- Early Childhood Systems
live in a household in which the primary language spoken to them is not English.