Jul 11, 2016
It is hard to tell whether or not the new sugar tax proposed in the UK budget will actually make a difference. There is no conclusive proof that a tax on sugar-based beverages leads to reductions in obesity levels.
This page offers an easy way for policymakers to access child policy research and analysis that is relevant to current Congressional agendas. For additional information, to request documents, or to arrange a briefing, contact the RAND Office of Congressional Relations at email@example.com or (703) 413-1100 x5395.
RAND periodically sends alerts and newsletters to update Congress on highlights of recent work about child policy.
Testimony presented before the Council of the District of Columbia, Committee of the Whole on February 16, 2012.
Testimony presented by Anita Chandra before the House Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Testimony presented before the California State Assembly Subcommittee on Education.
Testimony presented to the California Little Hoover Commission.
Testimony presented to the Oregon State Senate and House Judiciary Committees.
Testimony presented before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions field hearing.
Testimony presented before the Subcommittee on 21st Century Competitiveness, Committee on Education and the Workforce, U.S. House of Representatives.
Testimony presented to the California State Assembly Select Committee on School Safety.
Testimony presented at a hearing of the California State Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 1 on Health and Human Services.
Testimony presented at a hearing of the California State Senate Committee on Health and Human Services.
This overview of the findings from the RAND Deployment Life Study describes the effects of deployment on marital relationships, family environment, psychological and behavioral health, child well-being, and military integration.
Adolescents who shopped in a store in which the tobacco-promoting "power wall" was hidden were about half as likely to report that they would smoke in the future, compared with those whose shopping experience included a power wall behind the cashier.
Summary of report detailing nine case studies where English local authorities are pooling resources to transform public services.
Most homeless youth smokers surveyed in Los Angeles County had tried to quit and were interested in receiving assistance with quitting. Homeless service providers are interested in providing smoking cessation assistance but face barriers to doing so.
Assesses the effectiveness of correctional education for both incarcerated adults and juveniles, presents the results of a survey of U.S. state correctional education directors, and offers recommendations for improving correctional education.