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Preventing youth violence

Rates of all types of violence have dropped in the U.S., but are high compared with other developed countries. We reviewed risk and protective factors for violence, and suggest opportunities for reducing it.

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What does quality mean in early care and education?

We surveyed early care providers and families in Maryland and Minnesota, and found they agree on many aspects of quality, but not all. Understanding these views can help providers meet families’ needs.

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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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