ERIC Number: ED259844
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Who Cares for Kids?
League of Women Voters of Illinois Education Fund, Chicago.
This collection of 12 educational bulletins provides background information on highly visible, "hot" issues receiving public attention. After four pages of information concerning the current state of children's services in Illinois, two-page discussions are provided of 11 general topics. Titles in the collection are (1) "Overview of Services"; (2) "Child Abuse and Neglect: Missing Children"; (3) "Child Support"; (4) "Day Care and Early Childhood Education"; (5) "Drug and Alcohol Abuse"; (6) "Education for Special Needs: Truancy, Vocational Education"; (7) "Health Care: Physical and Developmental Disabilities"; (8) "The Juvenile Court"; (9) "Juvenile Justice: Courts and Corrections"; (10) "Mental Health and Emotionally Disturbed Children"; (11) "Permanency Planning: Reunification, Foster Care and Adoption"; and (12) "Teenage Pregnancy and Parenthood." Referral sources are listed at the end of each discussion. In addition to discussing the issues, contents generally describe funding arrangements and existing programs addressing problems. (RH)
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Child Neglect, Child Welfare, Day Care, Disabilities, Drug Abuse, Early Childhood Education, Early Parenthood, Emotional Disturbances, Justice, Juvenile Courts, Mental Health, Pregnant Students, Special Education, State Agencies
The League of Women Voters of Illinois Education Fund, 67 East Madison Street, Chicago, IL 60603 ($1.50, plus $1.00 shipping).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Washington National Insurance Co., Evanston, IL.
Authoring Institution: League of Women Voters of Illinois Education Fund, Chicago.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois