ERIC Number: ED419586
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Children in the States, 1997.
Children's Defense Fund, Washington, DC.
This report from the Children's Defense Fund lists statistics on child and youth well-being for each of the states and the United States as a whole. Statistics are provided in the following categories: (1) children participating in federally subsidized programs (including Title 1 Education for the Disadvantaged, bilingual education programs, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) programs, Head Start, Supplemental Security Income, federal foster care, adoption assistance, Aid for Dependent Children; food stamps, and child support); (2) National School Lunch Program; (3) School Breakfast Program; (4) Women, Infants, and Children Food Program; and (5) Every day in [specific state], which provides statistics on infant mortality, suicide, murder, deaths by guns, prenatal care, low birth weight, teenage mothers, unmarried mothers, abuse and neglect, and health insurance. (EV)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Birth Weight, Breakfast Programs, Child Abuse, Child Welfare, Children, Demography, Early Parenthood, Federal Programs, Health Insurance, Infant Mortality, Lunch Programs, Prenatal Care, State Norms, Statistical Surveys, Violence, Welfare Recipients, Welfare Services, Well Being, Youth Problems
CDF Publications, P.O. Box 90500, Washington, DC 20090-0500; phone: 202-628-8787; fax: 202-662-3510.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Children's Defense Fund, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: United States