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Academic ability and teen births

We explored the relationship between academic ability and nonmarital teen childbearing.

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Elevating Quality Rating and Improvement System Communications: How to Improve Outreach to and Engagement with Providers, Parents, Policymakers, and the Public

Elevating QRIS communications

This report provides examples of what states are doing to market their quality rating and improvement systems for early childhood care and education, and recommendations for outreach.

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Applying the Research

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How states fund child welfare

Total spending on child welfare has declined for the first time in nearly 20 years. This report summarizes findings from a national survey of states’ child welfare spending. Where’s the money coming from in your state?

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