11 childhood fall 10 Bb.ppt

11 childhood fall 10 Bb.ppt - Children and Poverty Age of...

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FMSC 381 OCTOBER 11, 2010 Pathways through childhood 
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State of Maryland’s Children, 2010 Most improved or most declines over time Child well-being meaures Best in nation Worst in nation
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State of Maryland’s Children Working mothers (2000) 66% mothers with children under 6 yrs 81% mothers with children 6-17 yrs Public child care vs. public college  (2010) $10,000-15,000 for 4 yr old $10,000-15,000 for 18 yr old
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Children and Poverty Poverty/Extreme Poverty Nearly 20% of all children live below poverty threshold Around 10% of all children live in extreme poverty Family Structure 50% of all children in poverty live in female headed households 10% of all children in poverty live in married-couple families
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Unformatted text preview: Children and Poverty Age of Child Children under 6 more likely to be poor Long-term Poverty More likely for African American children Lower academic achievement, less likely to graduate HS, fewer years of schooling Less earnings Childhood and Violence Socially toxic environments (Garbarino) No place is safe Community or domestic violence Who is the enemy? Childhood and Violence Ability to learn Distortion of time, memory Forgetfulness, daydreaming Futurelessness Accumulation of risks Tipping points 1-2 risk factors 3-6 risk factors 7-8 risk factors...
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