Reports & Research
Understanding Childhood Issues & Highlighting Them
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Accountable for attendance
Dec 01, 2013
This report by Attendance Works, released in partnership with Children Now, addresses chronic student absence in the Local Control and Accountability Plan.
Download file: Accountable-For-Attendance.pdf
The First Eight Years Policy Report
Nov 04, 2013
This report by The Annie E. Casey Foundation, released in partnership with Children Now, shows lifetime trajectory shaped in the earliest years.
Download file: casey_first_8_years.pdf
2013 KIDS COUNT Data Book
Jun 24, 2013
This report by The Annie E. Casey Foundation, released in partnership with Children Now, ranks California 41st nationally in children’s well-being.
Download file: casey_data_book_2013.pdf
Assembly Bill 760 (Dickinson): Reinstating California's Early Mental Health Initiative
Mar 19, 2013
A fact sheet on Assembly Bill 760, which would provide children with needed mental health screenings and care.
Download file: ab_760_fact_sheet_031913.pdf
Restorative Justice Practices: How FUSD can boost attendance, improve graduation rates and increase funding
Mar 11, 2013
This brief overviews Fresno Unified School District’s (FUSD) current school discipline practices and outlines alternative restorative justice approaches that can improve student outcomes.
Download file: restorative_justice_practices_fusd.pdf