Cumulative Risks of Confirmed Maltreatment and Foster Care Placement for American Children
Researchers have traditionally paid little attention to the role child maltreatment and foster care placement play in shaping child health and racial/ethnic disparities in child health, presumably because they assume that both of these events are rare.
Fact Sheet: The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
While CHIP is authorized through 2019, funding for CHIP will virtually disappear in 2015. Funding for CHIP must be continued until at least 2019 so states can keep children enrolled in child-appropriate health coverage without gaps or loss of coverage entirely.
The Children’s Agenda: 2014 Children’s Data Book
The Children’s Agenda provides 13 explicit goals and data indicators of child well-being that are collected and monitored over time to track and measure our children’s progress. The Agenda gives us a rigorous and reliable way to develop and maximize partnerships, attract resources and implement policies that will lead to positive change on behalf of all the community’s children and youth.