Trading Outcome Accountability for Fund Flexibility

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Negotiating New State Local Deals for (Core) Family and Children’s Service Dollars I. INTRODUCTION A national debate is underway about the limits of government responsibility and the roles of federal, state and local governments in meeting those responsibilities. A central theme in this debate involves moving responsibility closer to the problems, giving states the federal funds now devoted to social …

Mark FriedmanTrading Outcome Accountability for Fund Flexibility

The Cosmology of Financing

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Financing Reform of Family and Children’s Services An Approach to the Systematic Consideration of  Financing Options This paper was supported by grants from the Annie E. Casey Foundation and the Foundation Consortium. This paper was also supported in part by  the Improved Outcomes for Children Project, which is funded by  the New America School Development Corporation, the Lily Endowment,  the Carnegie …

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A Recreation Entitlement

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A Recreation Entitlement 1. The Idea: One of the reasons so many kids get into trouble is because they have nothing better to do. Fly into an American city on a warm summer afternoon and count the baseball fields. Now count the fields with children on them – few, if any. Where are the children? Children need and deserve recreation programs …

Mark FriedmanA Recreation Entitlement