Research and Resources

A growing body of research shows the need for high-quality early childhood education and how it benefits society. These national, state, and local resources provide you with the research and data you need to help guide business investments and policy recommendations.

Alaska Data

National Research

Collaborative 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.

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

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.

Best Beginnings is a public-private partnership that mobilizes people and resources to ensure all Alaska children begin school ready to succeed.