July 7, 2006

In this Issue:

  1. Fiscal Year 2001-2007 State Tables for the U.S. Department of Education
      Source: U.S. Dept of Education - July 6, 2006
  2. New Issue Brief - Bringing Home Better Birth Outcomes
      Source: ASTHO - Retrieved July 7, 2006

1. Fiscal Year 2001-2007 State Tables for the U.S. Department of Education

Source: U.S. Dept of Education - July 6, 2006

State tables (last updated 06/28/2006) are available for FY 2001 through the FY 2007 President's Budget Request. All FY 2007 state allocations are preliminary estimates based on currently available data. Allocations based on new data may result in significant changes from these preliminary estimates. For more information go to http://www2.ed.gov/about/overview/budget/statetables/index.html. Scan down to "State tables by program" and see Special Education - Preschool Grants and Special Education - Grants for Infants and Families.

2. New Issue Brief - Bringing Home Better Birth Outcomes

Source: ASTHO - Retrieved July 7, 2006

Bringing Home Better Birth Outcomes -- This brief, published by the Association of State and Territorial Health Officers (ASTHO) with support from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, examines home visiting as a strategy used by state health agencies to improve birth outcomes among MCH populations. It includes an overview of home visiting programs; a discussion of goals, target populations, common service components, outcomes, and financing of state-level programs; and examples of programs from four states and one territory. Available at http://www.astho.org/pubs/HomeVisitingBriefFinal.pdf [Note: Link checked on 5/6/2009 - this document is no longer available online.]