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Self-regulation snap shot #1: A focus on infants and toddlers

Individual Author: 
Murray, D.W.
Rosanbalm, K.

IntroductionAdult caregivers such as parents, teachers, coaches, and other mentors play a critical role in shaping and supporting self-regulation development from birth through young adulthood through an interactive process called “co-regulation.” PurposeThis snapshot summarizes key concepts about self-regulation development and intervention for infants and toddlers for practitioners and educators interested in promoting self-regulation for this age group.

Self-regulation snap shot #6: A focus on young adults

Individual Author: 
Murray, D.W.
Rosanbalm, K.

Introduction Adult caregivers such as parents, teachers, coaches, and other mentors play a critical role in shaping and supporting self-regulation development from birth through young adulthood through an interactive process called “co-regulation.” Purpose This is one of six snapshots focused on different age groups based on a series of reports on Self-Regulation and Toxic Stress prepared for the Administration for Children and Families (ACF).

Growing wealth gaps in education

Individual Author: 
Pfeffer, Fabian

Prior research on trends in educational inequality has focused chiefly on changing gaps in educational attainment by family income or parental occupation. In contrast, this contribution provides the first assessment of trends in educational attainment by family wealth and suggests that we should be at least as much concerned about growing wealth gaps in education.

Do deviations from child support guidelines improve payment compliance?

Individual Author: 
Demyan, Natalie
Passarella, Letitia Logan

Using the sample of orders from Maryland’s 2011 to 2014 guidelines review, this brief analyzes data regarding payments made during the first year after order establishment or modification. We answer the following research questions:

1. Did orders that deviated from the guidelines experience higher payment compliance than orders that did not deviate?

2. Did the reasons for deviations have an effect on payment compliance?

National and state-level estimates of Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) eligibles and program reach 2015

Individual Author: 
Trippe, Carole
Tadler, Chrystine
Johnson, Paul
Giannarelli, Linda
Betson, David

This report, the latest in a series of annual reports on WIC eligibility, presents 2015 national and state estimates of the number of people eligible for WIC benefits and the percents of the eligible population and the US population covered by the program, including estimates by participant category.

The report also provides estimates by region, U.S. territory, and race and ethnicity. (Author abstract)