Child Welfare

Trump Signs Spending Bill with Family First Sweeteners, Boosts to Head Start and Child Care

Just days after being impeached by the House of Representatives, President Donald Trump signed a spending bill for 2020 that includes hundreds of millions in funding to assist states with a recent overhaul of federal […]

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Muhlhausen, Heritage’s Main Guy on Work Programs, to Lead National Institute of Justice

The Trump Administration has tapped a longtime critic of federal social programs to head up the National Institute of Justice, the Justice Department’s central agency for research, standards development, and program evaluation. David Muhlhausen, who […]

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A First Look at the Head Start CARES Demonstration Large-Scale Implementation of Programs to Improve Children’s Social-Emotional Competence

This report describes the Head Start CARES (“Classroom-based Approaches and Resources for Emotion and Social skill promotion”) demonstration, which was designed to test strategies for supporting children’s social-emotional competence in Head Start classrooms. To read […]