As part of Invest in Children's Annual Meeting on June 4, 2007,
Cuyahoga County will share an update on the ongoing evaluation of its
programs. Since 2000 faculty and staff from the Center on Urban
Poverty and Community Development at MSASS have conducted a variety of studies related to the the condition of and services for children up to age six in Cuyahoga County. The evaluation team is led by Dr.
Claudia Coulton, Lillian F. Harris Professor, and Dr. Rob Fischer,
Research Associate Professor.
The "Evaluation Projects Summary 2006-2007" provides an overiew of
five studies conducted recently for Invest in Children. The five
studies are (1) Child well-being study, (2) Child tracking study, (3)
Early Learning study, (4) Child care capacity study, and (5) Child
care quality study. These projects have allowed for the monitoring of
children's status and have informed program development and refinement