Trends in Child Well-Being

The Foundation for Child Development released a Special Focus Report, “Trends in Infancy/Early Childhood and Middle Childhood… read more

The Foundation for Child Development released a Special Focus Report, “Trends in Infancy/Early Childhood and Middle Childhood Well-Being, 1994-2006.” It is the first comprehensive report on the overall health, education, well-being and quality of life of American children in their first decade of life using the Child Well-Being Index (CWI) developed by Professor Land. Early childhood experts, including Professor Land, discussed their experiences, the role of families and of family-supportive policies in influencing child outcomes, and what can and should be done to improve the lives of America’s youngest children. 

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • David E. Gray Director New America Foundation->Workforce and Family Program
  • Valerie Kaufmann Coordinator Maryland State Department of Education->Early Learning Branch
  • Kenneth C. Land Professor Duke University->Sociology
  • Bruce Lesley President First Focus
  • Sara Mead Senior Fellow New America Foundation->Workforce and Family Program
  • Lauren Ratner Director Association of State and Territorial Health Officials->Family and Community Health
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Trends in Child Well-Being

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Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 25, 2008
Last Aired:
May 5, 2008

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  • Apr 25, 2008 | 10:03am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 25, 2008 | 10:07am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 30, 2008 | 1:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 05, 2008 | 5:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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