News and Resources

I2D2 presented at the annual "What's Happening in Early Childhood in Iowa?" meeting to legislators,  ECI State Board members, ECI Area Board members, early childhood programs and service providers. This presentation focused on how I2D2 is providing data which can be used to guide program...

I2D2 was featured in the winter 2022 issue of Kansas Child magazine for Dr. Rouse's work with AISP partners developing a framework to analyze the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on young children. This framework considers the impact of imbedded stressors caused by housing, health,...

I2D2 is looking for a postdoctoral research associate to join our team. The Postdoctoral Researcher will work on projects funded by the US Departments of Health and Human Services and Education and state of Iowa Departments of Public Health and Management focused on policy-relevant research in...

Co-Director Cassandra Dorius and Assistant Director of Data and Analytics Todd Abraham were recently awarded the Interdisciplinary Team Research Award by Iowa State University. The award recognizes an interdisciplinary team of two or more faculty researchers with outstanding achievements who have made a significant contribution to...

I2D2 has released a new data brief on the impact of birth risks on home visiting enrollment and program outcomes. Find the brief here. ...

I2D2 has released a new data brief on Themes in Iowa's Child Care Conversation. This brief details challenges faced by early childhood care facilities regarding staffing and facilities. See the full brief here....

In collaboration with the Iowa Department of Public Health, I2D2 released a program evaluation of the Phones 4 Families program. Families who are already more vulnerable due to low-income or family risk status, such as those served by Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting...

In collaboration with the Iowa Department of Public Health, I2D2 released a report on birth risks and timing of enrollment in home visiting programs. This report utilized integrated data from birth records and home visiting records to analyze how birth risks impact timing and duration...

I2D2 team members presented at the Midwest Big Data School on centering racial equity in integrated data. Visit the new I2D2 YouTube channel to view the presentation. I2D2 Director Heather Rouse and Assistant Director of Data and Analytics Todd Abraham discussed the governance and infrastructure of...