• August/September 2002
  • Vol. 3, No. 7

Child Welfare Research

  • Children's Defense Fund Reports Latest U.S. Child Poverty Rankings
    The Children's Defense Fund's (CDF) latest poverty rankings based on new data from the 2000 Census provides information on how children fare in the nation's counties, largest cities, and States....

  • New Report Gives Statistical Portrait of Parents in U.S.
    Child Trends has released a new report, "Charting Parenthood: A Statistical Portrait of Fathers and Mothers in America." The report presents comparable data on mothers and fathers in the United...

  • Study Shows Spanking May be Harmful to Children
    New research has shown that spanking may actually cause the behaviors it is meant to curb. While temporarily making children more compliant, corporal punishment raises the risk of children...

  • GAO Report Examines ASFA's Impact on Foster Care
    In 1997, the Adoption and Safe Families Act (ASFA) was passed to help States expedite permanency for children in foster care, either by reunifying them with their families or moving them more...