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February 25, 1987 - Analysis of the 1988-89 Budget Bill.
February 1, 1987 - Implementing GAIN
February 1, 1987 - The New Federal Immigration Law
February 1, 1987 - California's Long-Term Care System
February 1, 1987 - The AIDS Epidemic
May 1, 1986 - The Economic and Fiscal Effects On a Primary Source Law for California Wine Imports
May 1, 1986 - The Impacts of SB 1211 on California Consumers, The Beer Industry and State Government
April 1, 1986 - This report is divided into six chapters. In Chapter I, we describe the implementation of the Dental Disease Prevention program. In Chapter II, we summarize the methodology of the University of California San Francisco study. Chapter III reports the results and shortcomings of the study. In Chapter IV, we discuss the impact of the program on state expenditures for medical and dental care. Chapter V describes the options for improving the program's cost-effectiveness, and Chapter VI presents our conclusions and recommendations.
February 1, 1986 - Information Technology Applications For State Operations
February 1, 1986 - State Telecommunications Management
February 1, 1986 - California's Community-Based Long-Term Care System
September 1, 1985 - This report reviews California's Child Support Enforcement program and the prospects for increasing support payments. The first chapter describes the structure of California's Child Support Enforcement program, recent collection experience, and the prospects for growth in collections under current practices. Chapter II describes the recent federal law revisions in this program and the expected effect of these changes on collections in California. Chapter III presents an analysis of county collections in 1982-83 and reviews what is known about effective Child Support Enforcement programs. Finally, Chapter IV discusses several actions California could take to increase its collections.
September 1, 1985 - The Institute of Computer Technology (ICT) was established in 1982 by three school districts in Santa Clara County—Sunnyvale Elementary, Fremont Union High School, and Los Gatos Joint Union High School. The purpose of the institute is to provide education and training in computer technology for children and adults.
May 1, 1985 - Chapter 978, Statutes of 1982 (S8 14), restructured and expanded the child welfare system in California, in an effort to protect more effectively the welfare of children whose needs are not being met in their natural home environment. Chapter 978 also required the Legislative Analyst to report on the success of the new programs in meeting these objectives. This report is intended to satisfy that requirement. In Chapter I, we describe the intent of SB 14 and the way in which the measure was intended to improve services to abused and neglected children and their families. In Chapter II, we describe the implementation of the measure. In Chapters III and IV we present our conclusions regarding the effect of SB 14 on children and families in California. The last chapter contains our recommendations for improving the effectiveness of the child welfare services program.
May 1, 1985 - The San Diego Job Search and Work Experience Demonstration program was established in 1982 for the purpose of determining the impact that specific employment services have on applicants for Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC). The demonstration program was conducted by the San Diego County welfare department in cooperation with the state departments of Employment Development (EDD) and Social Services (DSS), and was evaluated by the Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation (MDRC).