Learn More: A Collection of Resources on Building Savings and Assets

…: A Platform for Inclusive and Progressive Child Development Accounts Children’s Education Savings ... become financially stable, which in turn allows them to help their children realize their full potential ... those of color. On the Importance of Assets Family Assets and Child Outcomes: Evidence and Directions ... a Dynamic Housing Policy Children’s Savings Accounts Children’s Savings Accounts Expand

January 20, 2016

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AdvoCasey: Spring 2001

Heavy Duty

…nationwide and specific state-based efforts to connect residents to health care and better child care options ... How North Carolina is working to reduce turnover among child care professionals. ... Initiatives underway in Illinois to connect low-income families to child care. ... vulnerable children and their families.

March 21, 2001

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Bringing up Baltimore

One City’s Approach to Strengthening its Most Vulnerable Families

Baltimore recently launched an innovative effort to fix its disconnected and disappointing system of home visiting services. The goal? Coordinate high-impact, evidence-based strategies aimed at helping the city’s most fragile families — and especially its youngest residents — lead healthier, successful lives.  

May 7, 2015

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Candidate Characteristics and Eligibility

…The Children and Family Fellowship is for a select group of leaders who are already positioned ... in the lives of children and families, the communities in which they live, or the public systems which serve ... a measurable difference for children and families; have taken an innovative idea to scale; have demonstrated ... their ability to transform systems that serve children and families;  have led effective collaborations

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Double Jeopardy

How Third Grade Reading Skills and Poverty Influence High School Graduation

…About 16% of children who are not reading proficiently by the end of third grade do ... Children whose families live in poverty are usually deprived of early education and are more likely ... Children Not Graduating from High School by Age 19 ... a: Third-Grade Reading Test Scores, All Children b: Children Not Graduating High School by Third

January 1, 2012

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