Child Well-Being and Noncustodial Fathers

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This report displays and discusses some of the data related to the poverty of children and their living arrangements and data on male employment and earnings, educational attainment, and incarceration. It then provides information on federal programs that could play a greater role in addressing poverty of children through the fathers of these children (nearly all noncustodial parents are fathers). The report also examines federal programs that have the purposes of preventing teen pregnancy and helping disadvantaged youth obtain the skills and support they need to make the transition to adulthood. The report concludes by presenting several public policy approaches ... continued below

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Solomon-Fears, Carmen; Falk, Gene & Fernandes-Alcantara, Adrienne L. February 12, 2013.

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This report displays and discusses some of the data related to the poverty of children and their
living arrangements and data on male employment and earnings, educational attainment, and
incarceration. It then provides information on federal programs that could play a greater role in
addressing poverty of children through the fathers of these children (nearly all noncustodial
parents are fathers). The report also examines federal programs that have the purposes of preventing teen pregnancy and helping disadvantaged youth obtain the skills and support they need to make the transition to adulthood. The report concludes by presenting several public policy approaches proposed by the policy community that might improve the lives of low-income noncustodial fathers and their children.

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  • February 12, 2013

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Solomon-Fears, Carmen; Falk, Gene & Fernandes-Alcantara, Adrienne L. Child Well-Being and Noncustodial Fathers, report, February 12, 2013; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc822488/: accessed April 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.