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Behrman, Richard E., Ed. – Future of Children, 2003
This issue of "The Future of Children" focuses on efforts to provide publicly funded health insurance to low-income children in the United States through Medicaid and the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). The articles summarize current knowledge and research about which children are uninsured and why, discuss ways to…
Descriptors: Access to Health Care, Adolescents, Child Health, Childhood Needs
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Behrman, Richard E., Ed. – Future of Children, 2002
This collection of articles summarizes knowledge and research about how gun violence affects children and youth and discusses which policies hold promise for reducing youth gun violence. The papers are: (1) "Statement of Purpose" (Richard E. Behrman); "Children, Youth, and Gun Violence: Analysis and Recommendations" (Kathleen…
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Adolescents, Behavior Modification, Children
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Behrman, Richard E., Ed. – Future of Children, 2002
This issue of "The Future of Children" examines whether programs implemented by the federal welfare reform law accomplished the goal of reducing the number of children growing up in poor, single-parent families and whether these programs benefited children. This examination coincides with debates in Congress on the reauthorization of the…
Descriptors: Child Development, Child Welfare, Children, Day Care
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Behrman, Richard E., Ed. – Future of Children, 2001
This issue of "The Future of Children" focuses on the daily care of infants and toddlers in the United States, including shifting caregiving arrangement for children younger than 3 years, developmental needs of infants and toddlers, findings of recent child care studies, public opinion regarding child care, and recent innovations seeking…
Descriptors: Child Development, Childhood Needs, Day Care, Day Care Effects
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Lewit, Eugene M. – Future of Children, 1992
Examines a frequently discussed indicator of child well-being, the high school dropout rate. School-linked services will be successful only to the extent children are in school. First in a feature series ("Child Indicators") that analyzes implications and limitations of key statistical indicators of the well-being of children. (SLD)
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Black Students, Child Welfare, Dropout Rate
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Behrman, Richard E., Ed.; Lewit, Eugene M., Ed. – Future of Children, 1992
The articles in this journal issue provide an overview of ways in which health services are presently delivered to children, youth, and pregnant women; the means by which these services are financed; and some of the major deficiencies in meeting the health needs of these groups. In the first article, the Center for the Future of Children presents…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Health, Children, Federal Programs