September 4, 2015

In this Issue:

  1. America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being
      Source: Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics - September 4, 2015
  2. Early Childhood Suspension and Expulsion Bibliography
      Source: Center on Enhancing Early Learning Outcomes - August 31, 2015
  3. Child Care in State Economies
      Source: Committee for Economic Development - September 4, 2015
  4. Journal of Early Intervention Abstracts Available Online
      Source: DEC Journal of Early Intervention - September 2, 2015

1. America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being

Source: Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics - September 4, 2015

America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2015 is the 17th in an ongoing series of reports published by the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, which currently includes participants from 23 Federal agencies. The report presents 41 key indicators on important aspects of children's lives in America, including for example: Family Reading to Young Children, Child Care, Health Insurance Coverage, Preterm Birth and Low Birthweight, and Preschool Vision Screening. This year's report includes a special feature on Health Care Quality.

2. Early Childhood Suspension and Expulsion Bibliography

Source: Center on Enhancing Early Learning Outcomes - August 31, 2015

This annotated bibliography provides a selection of research studies and federal and state policy resources related to early childhood suspension, expulsion, and discipline and what can be done to prevent these practices. See Early Childhood Suspension and Expulsion (August 2015).

3. Child Care in State Economies

Source: Committee for Economic Development - September 4, 2015

A recent report from the Committee for Economic Development, Child Care in State Economies (2015), provides a broad overview of the child care industry in the U.S., how it impacts parents' ability to participate in the work force or pursue further education and training, and the role it plays as an integral part of state economies.

4. Journal of Early Intervention Abstracts Available Online

Source: DEC Journal of Early Intervention - September 2, 2015

Abstracts of the following forthcoming articles are available at http://jei.sagepub.com/content/early/recent. OnlineFirst provides access to articles before they are scheduled to appear in print.

Families Living in Poverty: Perceptions of Family-Centered Practices

Melinda D. Swafford, Kim O. Wingate, Lisa Zagumny, and Dean Richey

Facilitating Commenting and Requesting Skills in 3-Year-Old Children With Disabilities

Tina L. Stanton-Chapman and Tiara S. Brown

The Journal of Early Intervention (JEI) is an official publication of the Division for Early Childhood (DEC) of the Council for Exceptional Children and SAGE Publications. It offers articles related to research and practice in early intervention for infants and young children with special needs and their families.