ERIC Number: ED482420
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Feb
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A Brighter Future: Solutions to Policy Issues Affecting America's Children.
McQuillan, Lawrence J., Ed.
This collection of papers explains why deep reforms are necessary if today's children are to reach their full potential as productive, independent, and responsible adults. The papers are: (1) "Orphanages as Villages" (Richard B. McKenzie); (2) "Medicating Children" (Linda Gorman); (3) "Government Drug Pushers and the Ritalin Controversy" (Shelley P. Avery); (4) "How Real are Environmental Health Risks to Children?" (Kenneth W. Chilton); (5) "How the Green Curriculum Misleads Children" (Jane S. Shaw); (6) "How Privacy Policies Affect Children" (7) "Why Universal Preschool Will Not Help Children" (Darcy Ann Olsen); (8) "Private Philanthropy and the Education of Low-Income Children" (Thomas C. Dawson); (9) "Helping Children by Reforming America's Family Court Systems" (Doug Bandow); (10) "Adopting Solutions" (Charmaine Crouse Yoest); (11) "What Lawmakers Need to Know about Family Preservation Policies" (Laura Anne Dykes); (12) "Are Home-Visitation Programs Good for Children?" (Stanley Watson); (13) "Taxing Times for American Families" (Lawrence J. McQuillan); and (14) "The Children's Burden: Generational Accounting" (Laurence Kotlikoff). (Contains 16 tables.) (SM)
Descriptors: Adoption, Child Welfare, Children, Debt (Financial), Drug Therapy, Early Childhood Education, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Family Income, Foster Care, Home Visits, Juvenile Courts, Low Income Groups, Philanthropic Foundations, Privacy, Public Policy, Taxes
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