- New Bipartisan Policy Center Resources: Strengthening Early Care and Education Systems and Reducing Child Poverty
September 23, 2021
The Foundation for Child Development is committed to ensuring that all young children thrive, especially through the promotion of high-quality early care and education systems and the socioeconomic well-being of families.
- First Large-Scale Study Finds Child Care, Coupled with Infection Mitigation Efforts, is Not Associated With Spread of COVID-19
November 2, 2020
Foundation for Child Development Grants in Action New Haven, CT (October 14, 2020) — Amidst ongoing debates over the safety of schools and child care, researchers at Yale University collaborated with Child Care Aware of America to conduct the first-ever large-scale assessment of the risk of working in child care during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Impact of COVID-19 on Essential Family Child Care Industry Revealed in New Research From Erikson Institute
November 2, 2020
Foundation for Child Development Grants in Action Chicago, IL (October 29, 2020) — Erikson Institute has released a new report from its Herr Research Center: Family Child Care Providers: Unsung Heroes in the COVID-19 Crisis.
- Black and Immigrant: Exploring the Effects of Ethnicity and Foreign-Born Status on Infant Health
October 2, 2012
Black and Immigrant: Exploring the Effects of Ethnicity and Foreign-Born Status on Infant Health is one of eleven research papers published by The Migration Policy Institute’s (MPI) National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy that examines the well-being and development of children in Black immigrant families from birth to age 10.
- Case Study: Working Together to Build a Birth-to-College Approach to Public Education
December 15, 2010
The University of Chicago Urban Education Institute (UEI) and the Ounce of Prevention Fund (the Ounce) embarked on an effort to form a partnership whose vision is to “… build a model of public education for children and their families that begins at birth and creates success in school, college, and life.” The goal is to collaboratively and continuously align and create instructional practices, and academic and social supports, to demonstrate a new model of public education that seamlessly and successfully prepares children for college, beginning at birth.
- Leveling the Playing Field: Supporting Immigrant Children from Birth to Eight
June 9, 2010
Many young children in immigrant families do not have good access to health and education services.
- Eager to Learn: Educating Our Preschoolers
June 8, 2010
Well before formal schooling begins, children’s early experiences lay the foundations for their later social behavior, emotional regulation, and literacy.