• July/August 2011
  • Vol. 12, No. 6

News From the Children's Bureau

This month, we continue our Centennial Series with a brief look at the orphan train phenomenon, while other articles link you to information on the upcoming Evaluation Summit, CAPTA text, IRS wording on the adoption tax credit, and new items on the Children's Bureau website.

  • Centennial Series: America's Orphan Trains
    This is the third article in our Centennial Series, as we count down to the Children's Bureau's 100th anniversary next year. These articles address some of the social issues, practices, and...
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  • 2011 National Child Welfare Evaluation Summit Agenda Updated: Register Now!
    Register now for the 2011 National Child Welfare Evaluation Summit! Space is limited, and spots are filling up quickly. Current registrants have already exceeded the number of attendees in 2009,...
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  • CAPTA Booklet
    The Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) as amended by the CAPTA Reauthorization Act of 2010 is now available in a web-only booklet form on the Children's Bureau website. The booklet...
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  • Adoption Tax Credit Clarification
    The IRS recently posted new language regarding eligibility for adoption assistance or subsidy agreements. Visit the IRS website to learn...
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  • New! On the Children's Bureau Site
    The Children's Bureau website carries information on child welfare programs, funding, monitoring, training and technical assistance, laws, statistics, research, Federal reporting, and much more....
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