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.
New blog post about early childhood issues across the world.Read more
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
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...
Senior Survey Researcher
Eileen Bandel is a senior survey researcher with experience designing and directing large-scale data collection efforts that focus on young children, their families, and the quality of programs serving them.Featured Projects
- Harlem Children's Zone Longitudinal Study
- Early Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (Baby FACES)
- Toddlers in Early Head Start: A Portrait of 2-Year-Olds, Their Families, and the Programs Serving Them (Executive Summary)
- Observed Quality and Psychometric Properties of the CLASS-T in the Early Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey
- Early Childhood
- Child Development
live in a household in which the primary language spoken to them is not English.