Prenatal-to-3 Policy Impact Center Methods and Sources

Methods and Sources

The documents linked below detail the steps in our evidence review method; the process for determining state’s progress toward adopting and implementing policies and strategies, including all state-specific source notes; and the calculation and data source information for the outcomes and demographics presented in all Prenatal-to-3 Policy Impact Center materials. The information available here will continue to evolve as we update state-specific information, identify new evidence-based policies and strategies, and process new measures that facilitate tracking state progress.

  1. Method for Determining Which Policies and Strategies are Effective (Evidence Review Process)
  2. Methods and Sources Used to Determine States’ Progress Toward Adopting/Implementing Effective Policies and Strategies
  3. Methods and Sources Used to Measure State Variation and Generosity in Adopting/Implementing Effective Policies and Strategies
  4. Methods and Sources Used to Track State-Level Indicators of Child and Family Wellbeing
  5. Methods and Sources Used to Calculate State-Level Demographic Characteristics of the PN-3 Population
  6. Data Sources, Quality, and Accuracy in the Prenatal-to-3 State Policy Roadmap – COMING SOON
  7. Additional Methods and Sources Notes
  8. Sources Used to Determine States’ Progress Toward and to Measure State Variation and Generosity in Adopting/Implementing Effective Policies and Strategies, Organized by State – COMING SOON