How our work is making a difference

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The Crane Center for Early Childhood Research and Policy is a multidisciplinary research center dedicated to conducting high-quality research that improves children’s learning and development at home, in school and in the community.

Our Work

Our work ranges from multi-year, federally funded projects that examine outcomes of thousands of children and families, to program evaluation work in our state, to smaller scale analyses and briefs meant to inform policy makers and practitioners.

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Recent News

AWARDING BIG IDEAS FOR INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS
Several Crane researchers were recently awarded new “Big Idea Seed Grants” from the College of Education and Human Ecology. Check out the winning projects.
PROJECT SPOTLIGHT: Small Talk
Take a look at one of our ongoing projects which is looking to identify the early risk factors of early language impairment which disproportionately affects children from low-income households.
Reflections on 2019: a year-end impact report
It’s that time of year, where we look back and take stock of what has happened over the year, reflect on areas where we have grown and made strides, and examine where there is still more work to be done.
Crane Center co-hosts policy forum with Ohio Legislative Children’s Caucus
The Crane Center for Early Childhood Research and Policy co-hosted a policy discussion at the Statehouse to discuss quality in early childhood learning environments.