Research on Children, Youth, and Families: 1986-1990


This compendium is published by the Division of Children and Youth Policy within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation. It summarizes the results of the Division’s research projects from 1986 through the present and highlights future plans. The role of research within the Division is to produce information on the organization, financing, and delivery of services to children and families, particularly among disadvantaged groups. Recent work has centered on issues related to implementing the expansion of Head Start and the child care components of the JOBS program. Special studies have focused on understanding the needs of drug exposed and HIV-positive children. The Division is also pursuing several projects related to identifying family strengths and ways to promote them. [23 PDF pages]

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