Doing research to improve the lives of children and youth, since 1979
We monitor and examine more than 120 indicators of children's well-being
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A national knowledge center providing insight on U.S. Latino children and families
According to research from Child Trends’ Hispanic Institute, poverty, lower participation in center-based child care, and fewer books in the home are some reasons young Latino children start school behind in math.
Short weekly updates of recent research on children and youth.