• February 2013
  • Vol. 14, No. 1

News From the Children's Bureau

The ninth article in our second Centennial Series highlights the Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997. We also feature a summary of ACYF projects focused on well-being, the new Child Maltreatment 2011 report, and other Bureau updates.

  • Centennial Series: The Adoption and Safe Families Act
    This is the ninth article in our second Centennial Series, CB Decade-by-Decade. These articles will examine highlights from each decade of the Children's Bureau's first 100 years. The More

  • ACYF Well-Being Project Summary
    In fiscal year 2012, the Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF) awarded $46.6 million in cooperative agreements and demonstration projects for State and Tribal programs to better...

  • Child Maltreatment 2011
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has released Child Maltreatment 2011. This is the 22nd in a series of reports designed to provide State-level data from the National Child Abuse...

  • Congress Passes Foster Care Education Bill
    On January 1, 2013, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that amends the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), improving information sharing between education and child...

  • Spotlight on Child Well-Being
    The Administration for Children and Families' (ACF) Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) released two new research briefs on child well-being. The first Spotlight on Child Well-Being...

  • Children's Bureau Centennial Update
    With just 2 months remaining in the Children's Bureau's centennial year, a number of materials are being released and there are ongoing events honoring the Bureau's 100-year history of serving the...

  • New! From CB
    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....