Overview

Learning begins in families.

Parents and other family members introduce young children to learning in many environments.

Global Family Research Project

● Informs the development of early-childhood education policies, practices, and grantmaking through research and evaluation, with a special focus on underserved children and families.

● Develops tools for professional learning, with an emphasis on applying research-informed practices in real-world settings.

● Connects early-childhood champions so they can benefit from each other’s knowledge and experience.

Featured Resources

Cambridge leaders launch math equity initiative
Nov 12
Blog

Early Childhood Education Schools Family Engagement Capacity Building

Cambridge leaders launch math equity initiative

The city’s Family Policy Council is fostering community collaboration to build students’ — and families’ — confidence in math.

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Engaging and Supporting Families During Distance Learning
May 5
Blog

Early Childhood Education Family Engagement Schools Capacity Building

Engaging and Supporting Families During Distance Learning

Learn more from GFRP’s Christina Simpson about what families want to know during times of uncertainty.

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Celebrating and Scaling the Love of Music
May 13
Blog

Family Engagement Early Childhood Education Capacity Building

Celebrating and Scaling the Love of Music

Carnegie Hall’s Lullaby Project is transforming and scaling its model based on research and family voice. 

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How Coaching Boosts Family Engagement
Apr 11
Policy Brief

Family Engagement Early Childhood Education Capacity Building

How Coaching Boosts Family Engagement

This brief highlights lessons from an Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership technical assistance project.

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