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Early Childhood & Child Care Research Data & Publications

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  • 01/01/91
    The State of America's Children 1991
    Released in 1991. A comprehensive review of national and state-by-state data on child poverty, health, child welfare, youth at risk, early childhood development, education, nutrition, and housing.
  • 09/01/88
    Making the Middle Grades Work
    This report examines the needs of young adolescents and evaluates the quality of schools' responses, focusing on specific schools that have implemented effective programs. Findings of the Children's Defense Fund's survey of state policies at the middle-grades level also are included. Finally, this report recommends measures that the federal government and the states can take to help schools meet their critical mission.
  • 01/01/88
    A Children's Defense Budget: FY 1988 An Analysis of Our Nation's Investment in Children
    An annual report of the Children's Defense Fund that presents data on the FY 1988 increases in spending by the Reagan administration on military operations and the decrease in spending for programs for low-income families and children. These budget cuts affect programs for child abuse prevention, pre-mature births and prenatal care for pregnant mothers and infants, and growing homelessness.
  • 03/01/87
    Child Care: An Essential Service for Teen Parents
    In this report we focus on child care for the children of teen mothers, and the emerging response of schools, social service agencies, cities, and states to that need. Not nearly enough is being done, but the growing activity in the area holds promise. This report reviews the criteria for good programs, the barriers to creating them, some model programs, and some different state initiatives.
  • 01/01/87
    A Children's Defense Budget: An Analysis of the FY 1987 Federal Budget and Children
    An annual report of the Children's Defense Fund that explores the 1987 cuts to families and children under the Reagan administration while comparing those cuts to the billions in increases to the US military.
  • 01/01/86
    A Children's Defense Budget: An Analysis of the President's FY 1986 Budget and Children
    An annual report of the Children's Defense Fund that presents data on the 1986 increases in spending by the Reagan administration on military operations and the decrease in spending for programs for low-income families and children. These budget cuts affect programs for child abuse prevention, pre-mature births and prenatal care for pregnant mothers and infants, and growing homelessness.
  • 01/01/84
    A Children's Defense Budget: An Analysis of the President's FY 1984 Budget and Children
    An annual report of the Children's Defense Fund that describes in 3 parts the unfair FY 1984 Reagan administration's strategies and policies that cut programs for needy children and their families, and how these cuts permeated into every aspect of poor children's lives, from education to health, education, and child care and exposes how the Reagan administration's strategies undermined and eroded the civil rights of minority children and families.
  • 01/01/82
    A Children's Defense Budget: An Analysis of the President's Budget and Children 1982
    An annual report of the Children's Defense Fund that provides a report card of the President's 1982 budget and analyzes the 1983 budget; the report offers fair alternatives to the budget cuts that are more cost effective and do not harm children and offers an update on the Family Protection Act.
  • 01/01/80
    Portrait of Inequality: Black and White Children in America
    A composite portrait of inequality facing Black children in America with statistical data available to document the persistent disparities.
  • 09/01/77
    The Elementary and Secondary School Civil Rights Survey: An Analysis
    An 1977 analysis by the Children's Defense Fund of the Elementary and Secondary School Civil Rights Survey conducted by the federal government in 1966.
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