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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.

Recent News

Policy Round-Up: Ohio leading the way in crisis
This week’s update includes local organizations leading the way on COVID-19 testing, important updates from the state and Columbus city, and an update on COVID-19 federal legislation. Get Tuned In!
Policy Round-Up: Ohio lawmakers pass COVID-19 emergency legislation
This week’s update includes details on emergency measure passed by the Ohio legislature this week, proposed bills in the Ohio House related to COVID-19, and updates on pandemic child care. Get Tuned In!
Help Columbus Care Kid Kits to Reach 1500 Families
1500 Columbus Cares Kid Kits are being created for families disproportionately impacted by COVID-19, and we need your help! Learn more.
COVID-19 RESOURCES, DEVELOPED BY THE SCHOENBAUM AND CRANE CENTERS
Through the efforts to minimize the spread of COVID-19, we are creating resources to help our families and the community through these times of social distancing. Check out these resources from our own experts.