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A resource for journalists regarding how health reform will change health care in the U.S.
The QRS Assessment provides information, analysis and resources about QRS for states and other key stakeholders.
CDF's State of America's Children 2010 report is a compilation of national and state-by-state data on poverty, health, child welfare, youth at risk, early childhood development, education, nutrition and housing. This section of the report contains data on education.
The Obama administration is proposing an increase in funding – and some significant changes – to federal literacy programs in the 2011 fiscal year, which begins October 1, 2010. The changes are part of proposals submitted by President Obama in his budget request in February, and they could have a significant impact on literacy groups that depend on federal grants.
President Obama's 2011 Budget signals the Administration's continued commitment to children and families even in these extraordinarily tough economic times. It reflects the President's understanding that investing in children now will ensure a more stable economy and a healthier, more competitive workforce in the future.
It was the youngest ones who always got me. The newborn babies returning from the hospital to a homeless shelter as their first home. No balloons or fresh cribs waiting for them. The toothless toddlers smile broadly, wiggling across the dirty shelter floor, happy to be alive, oblivious to their circumstances in life.
Pew Center on the States report on Title I, Pre-K and School Reform.
This is a sample of state legislation that can be used for implementing the Kinship Guardianship Assistance option of the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act. The federal Kinship Guardianship Assistance option is under Title IV-E of the Social Security Act.
2010 state fact sheets on child welfare and financing statistics for each state. Provides information on child abuse and neglect, foster care and sources of child welfare spending.
A Brief Guide to Arithmetic for Advocacy from the Children's Defense Fund. Learn how to calculate a percentage, a rate, a ratio, change over time, and more to give meaning to your child advocacy data.