The Children's Institute is dedicated to improving the odds for Oregon's at-risk children. Over and over, research has shown that the early years of a child's life set the stage for future success, yet far too many children start school critically behind. Learn More

Our Vision

We imagine an Oregon where every child is prepared for success
in school and life.

Our Mission

Move research to action by promoting cost-effective public and private investments in our youngest children birth through third grade.



Leading the Way: Why four Oregon superintendents embraced early learning

Watch the video below, which debuted at our 6th annual Make It Your Business event, to learn about four incredible superintendent leaders. To find out more, read our Leading the Way report(Video by Kate Raphael/Studio Kate)



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