- How do effects of Head Start vary by by Head Start centers and by comparison to alternative early childhood education programs?
- How does access to publicly-funded preschool vary by state, and how are states and the federal government addressing unmet need?
- Can Early Head Start prevent child maltreatment?
- How is center-based early education and care associated with the school readiness skills of children from immigrant families?
- What are the associations between daily caregiving discontinuity and children's social-emotional outcomes?
- How can the science of children's health, learning, and development inform how the early childhood workforce supports children from birth through age eight?
- How did welfare-to-work reform change grandmothers' support for their children and grandchildren?