Reports & Research
Understanding Childhood Issues & Highlighting Them
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Oral Health FAQ
Feb 24, 2014
The Pediatric Dental Essential Health Benefit
in Covered California by Children Now and the American Academy of Pediatrics California
Download file: Oral Health FAQ
Child-Centered Health Homes in California
Feb 12, 2014
Too many California children are failing to get the well-coordinated mix of health care services that they need to thrive.
Download file: Health Homes Policy Brief
Early Reading Proficiency in the United States
Jan 28, 2014
1 in 4 California Fourth Graders Reading at Grade Level, Gap Between Low- and Higher-Income Students Widening New Report Shows
Download file: Early Reading Proficiency in the U.S.
Children Now's analysis of the 2014-2015 state budget proposal
Jan 23, 2014
Proposed state budget lacks needed focus on kids
The Administration’s January proposal for the 2014-15 state budget projects a surplus resulting from painful budget cutting in recent years, the economic recovery and voter approval of new revenues. While the proposal invests some of the additional revenue in children, it falls well short of what’s needed. California’s kids have borne a disproportionate share of the cuts over time and these deep cuts go largely unrestored.
Download file: 2014-15 State Budget Analysis
2014 California Children's Report Card
Jan 07, 2014
The 2014 California Children’s Report Card provides a complete evaluation of the current status of California’s kids to ensure that the state’s leaders make sound policy decisions and keep kids a priority in 2014 and beyond.
Download file: 2014 California Children's Report Card