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Earl Gregg Swem Library

How Initiatives to Reduce Fraud in Federal Health Care Programs Affect the Budget

Categories: Children,Govt Finance,Health Insurance,Laws/Regulations,Medicare/Medicaid

http://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/cbofiles/attachments/49460-ProgramIntegrity.pdf

Describes how federal budget experts estimate the budgetary effects of legislative proposals to reduce fraud in Medicare, Medicaid, and the Children’s Health Insurance Program.  From the Congressional Budget Office

 

The State of the Region: Hampton Roads 2014

http://www.odu.edu/content/dam/odu/offices/economic-forecasting-project/docs/2014/2014-sor-final.pdf

Focuses on economic development in the region but includes sections on megachurches, migration data, homeless children, and vehicle tolls.  From the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission

 

2013 Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor

Categories: Children,Civil/Human Rights,Headlines,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.dol.gov/ilab/reports/child-labor/findings/2013TDA/2013TDA.pdf

Describes the efforts of 143 countries and territories to meet commitments to eliminate the worst forms of child labor.  Includes individual country profiles and analyses.  From the Bureau of International Labor Affairs of the U.S. Department of Labor

 

Safeguarding Children of Arrested Parents

Categories: Children,Crime/Justice,Marriage/Family

https://www.bja.gov/Publications/IACP-SafeguardingChildren.pdf

Provides protocols for law enforcement agencies to help respond to the needs of children when their parents are arrested.  From the Bureau of Justice Assistance

 

Education for Homeless Children and Youth: Consolidated State Performance Report Data: School Years 2010-11, 2011-12, and 2012-13

Categories: Children,Education,Housing/Homelessness,Statistics

http://center.serve.org/nche/downloads/data-comp-1011-1213.pdf

A set of 13 statistical tables on such topics as the number of homeless youth enrolled in public schools, their primary nighttime residence, the number of homeless youth with federal support grants, and the academic achievement of such students.  From the National Center for Homeless Education at UNC-Greensboro with funding from the U.S. Department of Education

 

School Enrollment: Detailed Tables

Categories: Children,Education,Education-Higher,Labor/Employment,Statistics,Youth

http://www.census.gov/hhes/school/data/cps/2013/tables.html

8 tables on enrollment at all education levels with demographic characteristics of enrollees.  From the Census Bureau

 

Prevalence of Underweight Among Children and Adolescents Aged 2-19 Years: United States, 1963-1965 Through 2011-2012

Categories: Children,Health/Medical,Statistics,Youth

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hestat/underweight_child_11_12/underweight_child_11_12.pdf

Reports that 3.5% of children and adolescents are underweight with trends from the 1960s. From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity Among Children and Adolescents: United States, 1963-1965 Through 2011-2012

Categories: Children,Health/Medical,Statistics,Youth

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hestat/obesity_child_11_12/obesity_child_11_12.pdf

Estimates that 17% of U.S. children and adolescents aged 2-19 are obese and another 15% are overweight and provides limited estimates of trends since the 1960s.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

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