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Author: Francois G. Christen
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: santa, clara, county, city, neighborhood, preference, home, citizen
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Part of the San Jose project in which Stefflre Associates, Inc., a market research firm, designed and implemented attitude surveys for the RAND Urban Policy Analysis Group. RAND then analyzed the data. The objectives were to understand and characterize how people in Santa Clara County perceive different living environments and to answer questions about the impact of rapid growth on citizens' attit......
ISBN: 0833039458, 9780833039453
Authors: Donna J. Keyser, Ray Firth, Amy Richardson, Maria Zeglen Townsend
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Keywords: surveillance, allegheny, county, pennsylvania, reporting, screening, childhood, blood, lead, level, improving
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Despite the general perception that it is no longer an important public health problem, lead poisoning remains a serious, preventable environmental health threat to young children that affects neurodevelopmental, intellectual, and cognitive outcomes. One of the key goals of current U.S. public health policy is the elimination of childhood lead poisoning, which will require improvements in lead poi......
ISBN: 0833005901, 9780833005908
Author: Mark A. Peterson
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Keywords: cook, county, verdicts, jury, injuries, civil, compensation
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This report describes types of injuries and losses claimed by plaintiffs, changes in claims during the 1960s and 1970s, and relationships between juries' decisions and (1) plaintiff's physical injury, (2) the economic loss suffered by plaintiff, (3) the type of lawsuit brought, and (4) the year in which the case was tried. The findings show that neither the types of injuries claimed by plaintiffs ......
ISBN: 0833050621, 9780833050625
Authors: Terry Fain, Susan Turner, Greg Ridgeway
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Keywords: prevention, fiscal, year, report, crime, justice, angeles, county, juvenile, los
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In 2000, the California State Legislature passed what is now known as the Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Act (JJCPA). This effort was designed to provide a stable funding source to counties for juvenile programs that have been proven effective in curbing crime among juvenile probationers and young at-risk offenders. The Corrections Standards Authority (CSA), which administers the program's fund......
ISBN: 0833028812, 9780833028815
Authors: Jacob Alex Klerman, Gail L. Zellman, Paul Steinberg
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Keywords: second, year, executive, summary, calworks, implementation, reform, california, state, county, welfare
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Summarizes a larger report that describes the implementation of California’s Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) program in its first two years. According to the CalWORKs welfare-to-work model, immediately following the approval of the aid application, nearly all recipients search for jobs in the context of Job Clubs. For those who do not find employment through job search......
ISBN: 0833027646, 9780833027641
Authors: Patricia A. Ebener, Elizabeth Roth, Jacob Alex Klerman
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Keywords: implementation, survey, appendix, county, results, reform, california, welfare
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The California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) program is California's response to the welfare reforms Congress set in motion in 1996. This document, a companion volume to MR-1052-CDSS, contains, in alphabetical order by county, detailed responses from each of California's 58 counties to a statewide survey conducted by RAND in late 1998 as part of its evaluation of CalWORKs.......
Authors: Sandraluz Lara Cinisomo, Anne R. Pebley
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Keywords: los, angeles, results, acquisition, neighborhood, survey, skills, family, experiences, county, children, rsquo, literacy, emotional
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In this technical report, we use data from the Los Angeles Family and Neighborhood Survey (L.A.FANS) to examine children’s readiness for school in Los Angeles County. We present results on several aspects of school readiness and show how they vary by geography, socioeconomic status, maternal education, and child gender, ethnicity and immigrant status.......
Authors: Susan Turner, Terry Fain, Amber Sehgal, Jitahadi Imara, Felicia Cotton
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Keywords: prevention, fiscal, year, report, crime, justice, angeles, county, juvenile, los
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California counties receiving state funds for Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Act (JJCPA) programs are required to report six outcome measures to the California State Legislature on an annual basis to measure the success of the program. These outcome measures are (1) successful completion of probation, (2) arrests, (3) probation violations, (4) incarcerations, (5) successful completion of restit......
ISBN: 0833027190, 9780833027191
Authors: Gail L. Zellman, Jacob Alex Klerman, Elaine Reardon, Donna O. Farley, Nicole Humphrey, Tammi Chun, Paul Steinberg
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Keywords: calworks, first, year, implementation, county, reform, california, state, welfare
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The California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) program is California's response to the welfare reforms Congress set in motion in 1996. The most visible features of this program are its emphasis on moving welfare recipients from reliance on government cash assistance to work and toward self-sufficiency; its use of time limits and participation requirements; its provision of c......
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