Information Collection & Dissemination for Immigrant Serving Organizations

This report is the final of three that describes the social and economic needs of low-income immigrants in Suffolk and Nassau Counties, New York, commonly referred to as Long Island. It was supported by a 3-year grant from the New York State Office for New Americans (ONA) Community Navigator Program, through a subcontract with the Central American Refugee Center (CARECEN). This third and final report synthesizes […]

Plan to Improve Access to Oral Health Care for Adults with IDD in NJ

This report is the culmination of an 18-month New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities (NJCDD) research grant awarded to Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and the National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) to identify barriers to oral health and health care for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and to develop a […]

Do States’ Immigrant-Friendly Policies Improve Health of Children of Immigrants?

This study examines the health impacts of local and state immigration-related policies that support undocumented immigrants and their families. The research question we sought to answer in this study was “Do sanctuary policies and driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants increase the chances that children of these immigrants receive adequate medical and dental care?” We focused […]

What Policymakers in Georgia Need to Know About Infant-Toddler Social-Emotional Health

This brief, produced by GEEARS and NCCP, examines the concept of infant-early childhood mental health and its role in key child outcomes, including school success. Several examples of IECMH innovations in other states are described such as: the use of DC:0-5 for diagnosis of mental health conditions, Medicaid coverage of dyadic treatment and parenting programs […]

Low-income Immigrants in Long Island

This report is the second of three that describes the social and economic needs of low-income immigrants in Suffolk and Nassau Counties, New York, commonly referred to as Long Island. It was supported by a grant from the New York State Office of New Americans (ONA) Community Navigator Program, through a subcontract with the Central American Refugee Center (CARECEN). […]

New York City Pre-K Leadership Study

A key challenge for the Early Care and Education (ECE) field is identifying key features of program quality that matter for children’s learning and social-emotional outcomes. In recent years, the role of leaders in ECE programs has been recognized as critical to achieving and maintaining effective teaching and other aspects of quality.1 These leaders are […]

Early Care and Education Teacher Well-being: Associations with Children’s Experience, Outcomes, and Workplace Conditions: A Research-to-Policy Brief

Learn about our Research Connections project. Identifying features of early care and education (ECE) settings that positively affect children’s early learning and development is a critical challenge for the field. Most research related to this challenge has focused on structural features of ECE quality, such as teacher-child ratios and teacher credentials, and on process quality, […]

Immigrant Children’s Access to Health and Human Services

Changes in U.S. immigration policy and enforcement priorities since January 2017 have led more mixed-status immigration families to live in a climate of fear and anxiety. In October 2018, the Trump administration proposed to use executive rule-making authority to change the definition of ‘public charge’ from someone who is “primarily dependent on the government for […]

Paid Leave for Families Living with Disabilities

The Arc/National Center for Children in Poverty Paid Leave Study Disability Perspectives on Paid Leave: A Qualitative Analysis of Leave-taking Among Workers Affected by Disabilities or Serious Health Conditions presents ground-breaking research on how workers with disabilities and working caregivers of people with disabilities use, need, and benefit from paid family and medical leave. It […]

Helping Early Care and Education Programs Assess Family Engagement Practices and Plan Improvements: Results of the Georgia Family Engagement Planning Tool Pilot

Learn about our Improving the Odds for Young Children project. Family engagement is now recognized by early childhood educators as a critical component of early care and education (ECE) programs. This recognition stems from a body of research showing the important role of family engagement in children’s early learning and development. While classroom quality assessments […]