The State of America's Children

The State of America's Children

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The flagship publication of qthe most powerful political force for children in this countryq (Parenting) The State of America's Children is the qmust-have handbook for child workers, activist parents, teachers, speechmakers, media professionalsa€”anyone looking for hard data and moving stories to help them fight for children's well-being in Americaq (Feminist Bookstore News). This essential report gives annually revised, comprehensive, and state-by-state data on family income, child health, children and families in crisis, child care and early childhood development, child nutrition, education, adolescent pregnancy, violence, and more. It features a call to action by Marian Wright Edelman, plus invaluable information on national trends in child poverty, births to teens, mothers in the workforce, and youth unemployment. Also here are dozens of authoritative tables and charts on maternal and infant health indicators by race of mother, child health coverage (best and worst states), children under age eighteen in foster care, and much more.Streamline, simplify, and coordinate enrollment in CHIP and Medicaid a™c Implement express lane eligibility in every ... Eliminate the face-to-face enrollment requirement for Medicaid in the seven states that still require it ( Alabama, Georgia, Montana, New York, Texas, West Virginia, and ... Raise Medicaid income eligibility levels to make them consistent for all children ages 18 and under within a family.

Title:The State of America's Children
Author:Children's Defense Fund (U.S.), Marian Wright Edelman, Children's Defense Fund
Publisher:Beacon Pr - 2001


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