Below is a selection of the Herr Research Center’s concluded projects. You may also view a list of the center’s recent and ongoing projects.
Study of the impact, strengths, and weaknesses of Chicago's largest school- and center-based early care and education programs. More »
Researchers sought to inform and influence policies to improve mental health services for children ages birth to five and their families in Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin. More »
The study sought to improving efforts in Illinois to place the specific developmental and educational needs of culturally, racially, and linguistically diverse children explicitly within teacher standards, teacher certification, and teacher preparation in higher education. More »
This study analyzed the impact of family child care support networks established by a range of independent organizations in Chicago to improve the quality of care. More »
Report by the The Kindergarten Readiness Stakeholder Committee for creating a statewide, research-based kindergarten assessment process. More »
Research on the comparative effectiveness of three program inputs in improving Chicago Public School (CPS) preschoolers’ academic outcomes through first grade. More »