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A report provided by CDF-CA that contains research findings about the impact of health insurance on children, statements from working California parents about the positive impact of health insurance on their children and families and real stories of a few of California's many children who lack coverage
Pew Center on the States report on Title I funding, Pre-K and school reform.
CDF supports the administration’s ESEA blueprint for reform but believes bore is needed for the most vulnerable children.
State of America's Children 2011.
This report provides a review of the research literature on the essential components of an effective child welfare workforce. This project also identifies how federal policy improvements can strengthen the child welfare workforce.
Appendix A for the Child and Family Services Improvement Act - Selected Resources on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare Data, Research, and Policy and Programmatic Approaches.
CDF's State of America's Children 2008 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.
This power point presentation includes a slide show of the Rainbow Dreams Educational Foundation Freedom Schools site located in Las Vegas, Nevada. The slide show includes pictures of staff, the site’s afternoon activities, special guests and community partners, and scholars that attended the program.
Chapter Six of the guide "New Help for Children Raised by Grandparents and Other Relatives" that answers questions regarding educational stability for children and youth in care.
Marian Wright Edelman's letter to the HELP Committee on ESEA Reauthorization
Marian Wright Edelman's Testimony for Subcommittee on Children and Families of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. Marian Wright Edelman urges members of the Subcommittee on Children and Families to recognize that children have only one childhood and it is right now.
Regulatory comments and recommendations from the Children's Defense Fund regarding certain provisions in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act, P.L. 108-446.
CDF's Priorities for ESEA Reauthorization
Education Glossary of Terms
CDF priorities for the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act