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Our research and work in the community generates new knowledge, invigorates our academic courses, and improves life for children and families in Chicago and throughout the nation.

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Including family child care educators in mixed-delivery PreK systems is essential to achieving equity for children, families, educators, and communities. Intentionally (re)designing PreK systems to be more inclusive, equitable, and just can pave the way for transformative change across early care and education systems that can result in enhanced outcomes for young children and families.”
— PreK in FCC project

Home-Based Child Care Research

Since 2007 Erikson Institute has been dedicated to growing the evidence base about HBCC and developing resources that aid this critical sector.

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