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The Costs of Disinvestment: Why States Can

The PEW Center on the States

This brief proposes that states can save money and stimulate their economies by protecting funding for effective pre-kindergarten and home visiting programs.

Benefit-Cost Analysis for Early Childhood Interventions: Workshop Summary

National Academies Press

This book from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) summarizes the findings from a workshop that explored how benefit-cost analysis can be used to support effective policy decisions.

Healthy Children and Families: Reducing Behavioral Health Disparities in Rural and Frontier Areas

Date/Time (ET): 
March 18, 2010 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Rural and small town communities are home to over 60 million Americans.

Innovations for Children's Behavioral Health through USDA and SAMHSA Grantee Partnerships

Date/Time (ET): 
March 31, 2010 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

This Webinar focuses on the outcomes achieved through the innovative partnerships between local US Department of Agriculture resources and children behavioral health resources working to address ch

American Indian/Alaska Native Youth and Teen Pregnancy Prevention

The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy

This research brief focuses on childbearing among Native American adolescents in the United States.

Healthy People 2020 and Adolescent Health: A Primer

Healthy Teen Network

This primer reviews the Healthy People (HP) initiative and outlines ways the adolescent health objectives can be used.

Blending and Braiding Funds To Support Early Care and Education Initiatives

The Finance Project

This brief highlights the successes and lessons learned in blending early childhood funding streams.

Spending Smarter: A Funding Guide for Policymakers and Advocates to Promote Social and Emotional Health and School Readiness

Mailman School of Public Health

This guide is designed to help state legislators, agency officials, families, and other advocates think strategically and take steps to meet the challenge of utilizing existing funding streams to p