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Big ideas for children
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Big ideas for children
investing in our nation's future

Published 2008 by First Focus in Washington, DC] .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Foreword / by Bruce Lesley
Place, race and health: promoting opportunities for good health for all children / Brian D. Smedley
The kids : first agenda / David L. Kirp
Out of the desert : an integrated approach to ending child poverty / Elisabeth Mason and Julie Kashen - Paying for investments in children / Isabel V. Sawhill
The case for investing in disadvantaged young children / James J. Heckman
Achieving a high return on early childhood investment : scholarships for early childhood development / Arthur J. Rolnick and Rob Grunewald
Evolving No Child Left Behind / Linda Darling-Hammond
Lessons for the United States from other advanced economies in tackling child poverty / Kate Bell, Jared Bernstein and Mark Greenberg
A springboard to the ownership society / Katie McMinn Campbell and Jason D. Newman
Supporting young children and families : an investment strategy that pays / Julia B. Isaacs
2020 Vision for America's children / William C. Bell
A new way of thinking about child abuse and neglect prevention / James M. Hmurovich
Cutting the Gordian Knot : national reforms to assure coverage of developmental child health treatment / Sara Rosenbaum
How policymakers can use automation to help families and children / Stan Dorn
Helping parents raise healthy, happy productive children / Nemours Health and Prevention Services and The California Endowment
Children in immigrant families : key to America's future / Donald J. Hernandez
Making work pay : again / Ron Haskins
A big, new investment in America's poorest (and youngest?) children : conditional cash transfers / J. Lawrence Aber
Protecting children from firearm violence / David Hemenway
Investing in middle class families : the case for a much expanded child tax credit / James C. Capretta
Evidence-based programs and policies for children and youth / Kristin Anderson Moore and Carol Emig
Communicating about children / Luntz, Maslansky Strategic Research.

Edition Notes

First Focus is a bipartisan advocacy organization that is committed to making children and their families a priority in federal policy and budget decisions.

Also available via the World Wide Web. Address as of 11/25/2008:

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