The Family Room Blog

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Child Support Seeks Personal Stories

OCSE encourages custodial and noncustodial parents and adults who were once children on a child support case to submit their stories.

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President’s 2016 Budget Would Boost Work to End Family Violence, Youth Homelessness and Teen Pregnancy

Here’s a snapshot of what the President has proposed and what the new dollars would accomplish.

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What Works to Reduce Teen Pregnancy?

Evaluating Personal Responsibility Education Programs in Iowa, Kentucky, New York and Texas.

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How Head Start Grantees Set and Use School Readiness Goals

The report includes challenges that grantees face, along with suggestions and implications for policy, technical assistance, practice and research.

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Acquiring State Administrative Data: Lessons from Home Visiting Program Evaluation

New report sheds light on the process and challenges of gaining access to state administrative data.

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Immunizing Your Child is Safe and Responsible

The United States currently has the safest, most effective vaccine supply in history.

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OCS Programs: Strengthening Accountability, Promoting Opportunity and Fostering Innovation

2016 President’s Budget Proposal for the Office of Community Services.

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New Resource from the National Research Center on Hispanic Children and Families

The Center recently released a new report in coordination with the launch of its new website.

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Head Start Volunteers Make a Difference

In the 2013-14 program year, Head Start received 367,000 volunteers who were not Head Start parents.

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President Obama’s Budget Highlights Importance of Child Care

Proposal would add 1.1 million children to Child Care and Development Fund by 2015.

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