Children and Families


RAND research on children covers the prenatal period up to age 18 and includes areas such as child health and the role of the family unit, neighborhoods, and community influence on child well-being. RAND's family-focused research covers additional topics such as marriage and divorce, senior care, and family finances.

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    Sleepy Teens: A Public Health Epidemic

    Dec 4, 2016

    RAND's Wendy Troxel discusses how early school start times contribute to an epidemic of sleep deprivation among teens.

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    Research Brief

    Building Blocks for Expanding High-Quality Preschool

    Dec 12, 2016

    Cincinnati is seeking to expand preschool programs to more children. A number of approaches would likely provide returns on investment, but it is important to ensure programs are high-quality.

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