Child Trends

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Child Trends
Child trends logo.jpeg
TypeResearch center
Location
ServicesResearch
President
Carol Emig[1]
Revenue (2019)
23,000,000
Staff
177
Websitehttps://www.childtrends.org

Child Trends is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research center based in Bethesda, Maryland that conducts research on children, children's families, child well-being,[2] and factors affecting children's lives.[3]

History[edit]

Child Trends was founded in 1979 and in 2014 added the Child Trends Hispanic Institute,[4][5] now the National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families, with partnership from Duke University, University of North Carolina, and University of Maryland.[6] The organization developed a tool for estimating agencies' kinship diversion practices.

In 2019, Fortune named the organization as #5 on its list of 25 Best Small and Medium Workplaces for Women.[7]

Funding[edit]

The organization is funded through grants and contracts from foundations, federal and state agencies, and other organizations. In 2019, they had revenues of $23 million.[7]

Research[edit]

Child Trends studies children and teens at all stages of development and provides research, data, and analysis to advocacy groups, government agencies, and other institutions including program providers, the policy community, researchers and educators, and the media. Research focus includes:

Other projects[edit]

Child Trends designs and conducts evaluations of child development and well-being. The Child Trends DataBank is an online resource for national trends and research on key indicators of child and youth well-being. Child Trends' What Works is a collection of experimental evaluations of social interventions that assess child outcomes.

Notable staff and board[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Our Staff". Child Trends. Retrieved 31 December 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Pawlowski, A. "Percentage of parents aggravated by kids nearly doubles over decade". Today. Retrieved 31 December 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Kirk, Mimi. "Where American Kids Are In Crisis". CityLab. Retrieved 31 December 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Child Trends
  5. ^ Layton, Lyndsey. "Hispanic students are making steady math progress". Washington Post. Retrieved 31 December 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "About Us". Hispanic Research Center. Retrieved 2020-07-13.
  7. ^ a b "Child Trends". Fortune. Retrieved 2020-07-13.
  8. ^ Zeltner, Brie. "Almost half of U.S. kids suffer traumas; exposure linked to bullying, problems in school as early as age 12". Plain Dealer. Retrieved 31 December 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ Sanchez, Claudio. "Mexican-American Toddlers: Understanding The Achievement Gap". NPR. Retrieved 31 December 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ Samuels, Christina. "Parenting Program Aimed at Latinos Helps Boost Literacy Behaviors". Education Week. Retrieved 31 December 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. ^ O'Connor, Katie (2019-07-18). "Virginia needs more information about children diverted from foster care, report says". Virginia Mercury. Retrieved 2020-07-13.
  12. ^ Jenkins, Nash. "1 in 14 U.S. Children Has Had a Parent in Prison, Says New Study". Time. Retrieved 31 December 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  13. ^ Ludden, Jennifer. "For More Millennials, It's Kids First, Marriage Maybe". NPR. Retrieved 31 December 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  14. ^ Chandler, Michael Alison. "Achievement gap in D.C. starts in infancy, report shows". Washington Post. Retrieved 31 December 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  15. ^ "Board of Directors". Child Trends. Retrieved 31 December 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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