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Evaluation of Preschool Special Education

Request for proposals seeks providers of formal training and implementation support.

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Relationships Matter

New research brief highlights best practices in early child care.

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Adverse Childhood Experiences

Community partnerships in Washington State reduce effects of trauma.

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Practices Tied to Positive Interactions

National Academies Committee informs new framework.

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Assessing the Cost and Implementation of High Quality Early Care and Education

Findings from a review of the literature.

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New Report on Early Head Start

How children and families fared in key areas when children were 3 years old.

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Early Learning Insights

LITES project examines out-of-home learning for infants and toddlers.

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Reducing uncertainties about using QRIS as a means for promoting systems change Read the articles

Early Childhood

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.

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26% of Head Start children

live in a household in which the primary language spoken to them is not English.