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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Attorney General’s Advisory Committee on American Indian/Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence: Ending Violence So Children Can Thrive

Categories: Children,Crime/Justice,Headlines,Native Americans

https://edit.justice.gov/sites/default/files/defendingchildhood/pages/attachments/2014/11/18/finalaianreport.pdf

States that American Indian and Alaska Native children experience posttraumatic stress disorder at the same rate as veterans returning from Middle East service; presents recommendations for preventing exposure to violence and mitigating the negative effects of such past exposure.  From the Justice Department

 

Childcare Payments Bill

Categories: Children,Great Britain,Labor/Employment,Marriage/Family

http://www.parliament.uk/briefing-papers/rp14-59.pdf

Proposed legislation in the British House of Commons that would introduce a new tax-free childcare scheme to support eligible parents with childcare costs.  House of Commons Library Research Paper 14/59

 

Design and Operation of the National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs, 2009-2010

Categories: Children,Disability,Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/series/sr_01/sr01_057.pdf

Presents the development, plan, and operation of a survey designed to produce national and state-level estimates of children with special health care needs, the types of services they need, and the quality of services provided.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Selected Statistics from the Public Elementary and Secondary Education Universe: School Year 2012-13: First Look

Categories: Children,Education,Statistics,Youth

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2014/2014098.pdf

Covers numbers and types of schools, operational status of schools and districts, student counts, teacher counts, and pupil/teacher ratios.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Coresident Grandparents and Their Grandchildren: 2012

Categories: Children,Health Insurance,Income/Poverty,Marriage/Family,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/library/publications/2014/demo/p20-576.pdf

Explores the complexity of households in which grandparents and grandchildren live together including characteristics of the grandchildren and grandparents who live in the same household and historic changes in such arrangements.  From the Census Bureau

 

 

State of the Nation 2014 Report

Categories: Children,Great Britain,Income/Poverty

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/state-of-the-nation-2014-report

Report on child poverty and social mobility in the countries of the United Kingdom.  Includes summary report, and State of the Nation Indicators 2014.  From the Social Mobility and  Child Poverty Commission of the Cabinet Office

 

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

 

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