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Careers at CFRP: Current Staff & Student Job Openings

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CFRP NPR Interview: How America’s Child Support System Failed To Keep Up With The Times

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How Much Does It Cost to Raise a Child in Texas?

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Father Involvement and Family Violence

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Connect with CFRP for Social Policy News

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Our Research

The Child and Family Research Partnership (CFRP) is an independent, nonpartisan research group at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, specializing in issues related to young children, teens, and their parents. We engage in rigorous research and evaluation work aimed at strengthening families and enhancing public policy. Read More

 

Current News

We’re Hiring! Two Staff Research Associate Positions

August 9, 2016cfrp

We continue to grow and currently have two full-time staff research positions open, one specializing in data analysis and management and the other policy writing. We’re looking for skilled professionals who are passionate about making a difference at the policy level through academic research. CFRP is also a fantastic, busy place to hone and grow [...]

New Facebook Changes: Do This to See All of CFRP’s Posts

July 1, 2016cfrp

Facebook continues to tweek its algorithm, determined to show more of what people “want.” They also continue to move towards showing more Friends and Family posts vs. Pages (businesses, organizations, etc.), like the Child and Family Research Partnership. This is despite the fact that people deliberately choose to like Pages as part of the Facebook [...]

Summer 2016: New Team Members

July 1, 2016cfrp

  Welcome to our new team members as of this summer! Jennifer Huffman, one of our standout Graduate Research Assistants, has now come on board as a staff researcher. We’re excited to have her in this expanded role at CFRP. We also are pleased to have these amazing new students on our ever growing research [...]

Today’s Fathers

June 17, 2016fathers

Our expectations of fathers have changed over time, for the better. Though the father’s role in child-rearing has traditionally been understood solely in terms of financial support, research now shows that fathers’ involvement in their children’s lives is critical to healthy child development. The Child and Family Research Partnership (CFRP) aims to better understand the [...]

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