National Governor’s Association Center for Best Practices

Background Users can view and download publications regarding public policy recommendations. Topics include: education; environment, energy, and natural resources; health; homeland security and technology; and social, economic, and workforce programs. The National Center for Best Practices of the National Governor’s Association evaluates public policy innovations implemented by states to form recommendations for public policy. The Center produces publications pertaining to education; environment, energy, and natural resources; health; homeland security and…

National Survey of America’s Families (NSAF)

Background Users can download this dataset pertaining to the effects of federal policy changes decentralizing social programs from the federal government to the states on low-income families. Topics include: health care, income security, job training and social services. The National Survey of America’s Families (NSAF) is a multi-year project conducted by the Urban Institute and Child Trend. The NSAF tracks the effects of federal policy changes decentralizing social programs from…