Research and Resources

Research shows how access to high-quality early childhood education benefits children and overall society. These national, state, and local resources provide you with the resources you need to help guide business investments and policy recommendations.

Alaska Data

National Research

National Groups

Child Care Aware of America provides research on the child care landscape to help advocate for child care policies that improve the lives of children and families.

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is a national, nonprofit that promotes high-quality early learning by connecting practice, policy, and research.

ZERO TO THREE is a national, nonprofit organization that informs, trains, and supports professionals, policymakers, and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers.

Bipartisan Policy Center is a think tank that promotes bipartisanship to focus on issues including health, energy, child care, housing, education, economy and other national issues.

Ready Nation a national council leveraging the expertise of business executives to promote public policies and programs for a strong workforce and economy.

Frank Porter Graham (FPG) Child Development Institute and School Readiness, a multidisciplinary institute at UNC-Chapel Hill, recognizes that every child deserves a safe, healthy, and stimulating childhood. FPG scientists study important issues facing young children and their families and use this information to enhance policy and improve practice.