In North Carolina and South Carolina
- North Carolina Pathways to Grade-Level Reading aims to get all N.C. children reading on grade-level by the end of third grade.
- The Institute for Emerging Issues at N.C. State University has brought state leaders together to explore financing options for early childhood development programs.
- The Institute for Child Success works to coordinate, enhance and improve policies and strategies aimed at helping young children.
- Read Charlotte’s Commit to 80 initiatives aim to get 80 percent of Charlotte's third graders reading proficiently by 2025.
- UNC Chapel Hill's Frank Porter Graham Institute conducts early childhood research.
- The Purpose-Built Communities network uses neighborhood revitalization to create pathways out of poverty for low-income residents.
In the United States and Abroad
- ZERO TO THREE offers early childhood research, parenting resources and policy suggestions.
- Harvard Center on the Developing Child tracks the latest research on brain development and other early childhood issues.
- Child Trends offers early childhood research.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has information on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES).