ERIC Number: EJ554848
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Programs that Mitigate the Effects of Poverty on Children.
Devaney, Barbara L.; Ellwood, Marilyn R.; Love, John M.
Future of Children, v7 n2 p88-112 Sum-Fall 1997
Reviews six federally funded in-kind public assistance programs designed to mitigate effects of poverty on children: (1) food stamps; (2) the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children; (3) school nutrition programs; (4) Medicaid; (5) Head Start; and (6) housing assistance. Evidence indicates these programs achieve their basic objectives. (SLD)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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