The Access Project focuses on promoting health access at the local community level. This site contains reports and fact sheets on the uninsured, as well as updates on their local projects.
The AAP and its member pediatricians dedicate their efforts and resources to the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults.
This site has links to a number of documents that address the CHIP program and children's health issues.
Established in 1892, the Columbus Medical Association (CMA) is a professional medical society of approximately 2,000 area physicians, residents, and medical students. CMA physicians seek to improve the health of local residents and ensure their access to health care through patient advocacy, public education and professional development.
Funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, CKFis a national health access initiative for low-income, uninsured children, offering information on child health outreach, enrollment, and simplification strategies.
Families USA is a national nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to the achievement of high-quality, affordable health and long-term care for all Americans.
This site includes fact sheets and publications on state health policy and the uninsured, as well as policy briefs on CHIP.
Insure Kids Now is a national initiative focusing on child health outreach. This site advertises its toll free number, provides state specific information, links to other resources, and a system for asking questions via e-mail.
This site offers a series of issue briefs and fact sheets on childrenís health insurance issues.
The mission of the National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy is to prevent teen pregnancy by supporting values and stimulating actions that are consistent with a pregnancy-free adolescence. The Campaign's goal is to reduce the teen pregnancy rate by one-third between 1996 and 2005.
NCEMCH is a research center at Georgetown University. This site includes issue papers on outreach and CHIP.
This site contains comprehensive information on health issues, with a substantive section on child health, including documents, as well as links to numerous other child health sites.
The OAFP is a professional, non-profit medical association of more than 4,100 family physicians, family practice residents, and medical students.
The Center for Evidence-Based Practice: Young Children with Challenging Behavior is funded by the Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education, to raise the awareness and implementation of positive, evidence-based practices and to build an enhanced and more accessible database to support those practices.
CSEFEL is a national center focused on strengthening the capacity of child care and Head Start to improve the social and emotional outcomes of young children.
EHS NRC was created in 1995 by the Head Start Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The EHS NRC is a storehouse of early childhood expertise that promotes the building of new knowledge and the sharing of information. It links and actively engages the Early Head Start and the Head Start community through opportunities, in coordination with the Head Start Bureauís On-line Learning Center, to share resources and learn from one another in a variety of venues.
OAIMH promotes and supports healthy development and nurturing relationships for all infants and young children in Ohio.
Based in St. Louis, the Parents as Teachers National Center is a resource for trainings and curricula used by more than 10,000 parent educators around the world.
Provides a comprehensive look at the landmark study of the benefits of early childhood education for poor children.
Provides research and data to inform decision-making that affects children.
Brings together the best children, youth, and family resources of all the public land-grant universities in the country and enables users to interact with colleagues and share work nationally.
Offers access to federal and state statistics and reports on children and their families, including education, through documents such as "America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being."
Provides access to web sites and documents related to early childhood education.
Provides cross-national, comparative information about the policies, programs, benefits and services available in the advanced industrialized countries to address child, youth, and family needs.
Provides the latest news items on early childhood education.
Offers an online journal on the development, care, and education of young children.
Brings researchers and practitioners together to create tools and conditions for learning, reaching people of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities.
Conducts original research, analyzes that of others, and facilitates the implementation of innovations in areas such as student performance standards, assessment, and curriculum.
Works to put research-based knowledge and tools into the hands of those who serve in the early childhood field as well as those who make or influence policy.
Provides data to inform decision-making on the workplace, family, and community. (a non-profit center for research)
Examines research on what works in keeping kids from becoming criminals and informing policy makers and the public of these findings.
Provides research, development, training, and public advocacy to improve the life chances of children and youth by promoting high-quality educational programs.
Established by the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002, the Institute consists of the National Center for Education Research, the National Center for Education Statistics, and the National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance.
Collects and analyzes data related to education in the United States and other nations. A part of the U.S. Department of Education.
Provides data and research from the Administration for Children and Families, including studies on Head Start and Early Head Start.
Encourages collaborative research and informed policy on welfare reform, child and family well-being, and community/neighborhood issues, and provides a research database.
Provides links to research reports from 12 national research centers of the Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI).
Provides research on early brain and behavioral development, focusing on children from birth to age five.
Makes Federal legislative information freely available to the Internet public.
Provides the latest census data.
Offers publications on early childhood education issues.