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...
Findings from a review of the literature.Read more
How children and families fared in key areas when children were 3 years old.Read more
LITES project examines out-of-home learning for infants and toddlers.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.
Using Rapid-Cycle Techniques to Spur and Test Innovation: The Early Learning Lab
Human Services for Low-Income and At-Risk LGBT Populations: Identifying the Knowledge Base and Developing a Research Agenda
Research indicates that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) populations can face disproportionate risks to their economic and social well-being, yet much remains unknown about the needs of these populations and whether federal human service programs are equipped to meet them. Mathematica Policy...
Patricia Del Grosso has expertise in evaluating early childhood education programs and systems, including home visiting programs, home-based child care, and child care quality rating and improvement systems.Featured Projects
- Supporting Evidence-Based Home Visiting Programs to Prevent Child Maltreatment
- Ireland and North Ireland: Evaluation of the Children and Youth Programmes Initiative Supported by The Atlantic Philanthropies
- 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
- Child Welfare
- Early Childhood Systems
live in a household in which the primary language spoken to them is not English.