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
A a searchable database of over 700 evaluated programs serving children and youth, and research based on those evaluations
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A national knowledge center providing insight on U.S. Latino children and families
Parent Aware is Minnesota’s quality rating and improvement system for child care programs. We studied Parent Aware to determine whether its ratings are fair, accurate, and meaningful.
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