ERIC Number: ED408017
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Helping Families Work: A 1995/1996 Factbook.
Real, Mark; And Others
This report illustrates the conditions facing young Ohioans and measures the success of local communities across Ohio in helping families work. Sections of this report are: (1) "Helping Families Work: An Introduction," which discusses how Ohio families are changing, the limits of government, measuring the success of state and local programs that help families work, reshaping programs for working families, incentives to work rather than penalties, the need to guide public assistance, what Ohio is doing to help families work, and the need for more accountability; (2) "Ohio's 10 Best and 10 Worst Counties"; (3) "Family Poverty"; (4) "Child Support"; (5) "Maternal and Child Health"; (6) "Child Care"; (7) "Education"; (8) "Factsheets for the State of Ohio and Its 88 Counties," which presents information on children of divorce, births to unmarried parents, paternities established, percent of child support cases with collections, average weekly child support collection, percent of mothers receiving late/no prenatal care, percent of low birth weight babies, infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births, percent of evening or weekend immunization hours, percent of children under age 11 receiving Medicaid, percent of children receiving Medicaid under age 11 who are from working poor families, percent of mothers with children under age 6 who are in the labor force, weekly cost of child care, percent of children from working poor families receiving child care assistance, percent of Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) receiving child care, percent of eligible students enrolled in Head Start, percent of ninth graders passing proficiency test in first attempt, percent of ninth graders passing math portion of proficiency test in first attempt, and percent of children receiving free or reduced-price lunches; (9) "Factsheet Notes and Definitions"; and (10) "Sources." (WJC)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Birth Weight, Child Health, Child Support, Child Welfare, Counties, Day Care, Divorce, Early Childhood Education, Employed Parents, Employment, Employment Programs, Family Health, Family Programs, Infant Mortality, Mortality Rate, Mothers, One Parent Family, Poverty, Prenatal Care, Social Services, State Programs, Statistical Analysis, Tables (Data), Working Poor, Young Children
Children's Defense Fund-Ohio, 52 East Lynn Street, Suite 400, Columbus, OH 43215.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Borden, Inc., OH.
Authoring Institution: Children's Defense Fund-Ohio, Columbus.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio