The Unfinished Business of Welfare Reform: Improving Prospects for Children and Youth. By Kristin Anderson Moore and Martha J. Zaslow, Child Trends. (Child Trends,Washington, DC) April 2002. 21 p.
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["Outcomes for children affected by welfare reform remain largely unchanged. Moreover, these children generally remain disadvantaged and at risk. The authors base these conclusions on analysis of both indicator data measuring child well-being during the years following the implementation of the 1996 law and results from experimental evaluations of welfare-to-work programs. To illuminate this evidence, insights are derived from the extensive body of knowledge on child development and the factors that influence child outcomes."]