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THE CHILDREN’S MONITOR

CWLA’s online publication dedicated to summarizing
federal policy in progress and analyzing its impact
on child welfare.

Senate Committee Acts on Labor-HHS Bill

On Tuesday June 7 and Thursday June 9, the Senate Appropriations moved a Labor-HHS-Education bill through Subcommittee and full Committee respectively.  Leadership from both sides proclaimed a bipartisan victory of what was passed with little [...]

Appropriations Will Be Front And Center, But CR More Likely

With Congress returning and approximately 27 to 24 potential days in session for the House and Senate before their summer break, appropriations bills are likely to be the prime focus. That leaves little space for [...]

TANF: Research, Poverty, Ways and Means On Poverty

Last week hundreds of researchers gathered in Washington for what is now a biennial event to discuss issues related to the TANF block grant.  The event, Research and Evaluation Conference on Self-Sufficiency (RECS) provided two [...]

Murray Weighs-In On GAO, Calls on Ed to Respond

After the GAO report was released Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), the ranking member on HELP Committee, sent a letter urging the Department of Education to address obstacles unaccompanied homeless students face in applying for and [...]

GAO Report Highlights Ed Problems For Foster Homeless Youth

The resource kit released by the Education Department follows a report by the GAO earlier this month, Actions Needed to Improve Access to Federal Financial Assistance for Homeless and Foster Youth (GAO-16-343: May 19, 2016) [...]

White House Hosts Hackathon

On Thursday, May 26, the White House capped off May as National Foster Care Month with a two-day “White House and Foster Care and Technology Hackathon.” The event sought to bring together child welfare leaders, [...]

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