Senate Immigration Proposal: Implications for Children
This summary gives an analysis of key provisions of the Senate “Gang of 8” immigration reform bill that impact kids and families. Twenty-five percent of the U.S. child population are children of immigrants and immigration reform that addresses the specific needs of these children is critical.
Unemployment from a Child's Perspective
This report shows that one in six children lives with a parent who is unemployed or underemployed. Read how three federal initiatives for families facing tough economic times are failing to reach children affected by the employment downturn.
Which budget is better for kids?
Read a side-by-side comparison of the House Budget and Senate Budget plans in the areas of children’s health, child nutrition, and other critical issues for kids.
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Court-Based Child Welfare Reforms: Improved Child/Family Outcomes and Potential Cost Savings
This child welfare brief focuses on ways that court-based child welfare reforms can have an impact on child welfare outcomes and costs.
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America's Report Card 2012: Children in the US
This Report provides a holistic picture of unmet needs in five areas of a child’s life: economic security, early childhood education, K-12 education, permanence and stability, and health and safety.
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Children's Budget 2012
This is a comprehensive guide to federal spending on children. This year it provides an analysis on the impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act on children and the consequences, as that investment runs out.