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101 STAT. 1330-317
101 STAT. 1330-317
PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1987

PUBLIC LAW 100-203—DEC. 22, 1987

101 STAT. 1330-317

report no later than March 31, 1989, setting forth recommendations with respect to the following subjects: "(1) Questions relating to the health of children that the Commission shall address include— f "(A) how to reduce infant mortality, "(B) how to reduce the number of low-birth-weight babies, 5.1^'!; "(C) how to reduce the number of children with chronic illnesses and disabilities, irfi "(D) how to improve the nutrition of children,


"(E) how to promote the physical fitness of children, "(F) how to ensure that pregnant women receive adequate prenatal care, %:i y "(G) how to ensure that all children have access to both preventive and acute care health services, and ?' h. "(H) how to improve the quality and availability of health ' care for children.

"(2) Questions relating to social and support services for children and their parents that the Commission shall address include— "(A) how to prevent and treat child neglect and abuse, "(B) how to provide help to parents who seek assistance in meeting the problems of their children, "(C) how to provide counseling services for children, "(D) how to strengthen the family unit, "(E) how children can be assured of adequate care while their parents are working or participating in education or training programs, "(F) how to improve foster care and adoption services, "(G) how to reduce drug and alcohol abuse by children and youths, and "(H) how to reduce the incidence of teenage pregnancy. "(3) Questions relating to education that the Commission shall address include— "(A) how to encourage academic excellence for all children at all levels of education, "(B) how to use preschool experiences to enhance educational achievement, "(C) how to improve the qualifications of teachers, "(D) how schools can better prepare the Nation's youth to

compete in the labor market, "(E) how parents and schools can work together to help children achieve success at each step of the academic ladder, "(F) how to encourage teenagers to complete high school c. and remain in school to fulfill their academic potential, "(G) how to address the problems of drug and alcohol tQ abuse by young people, "(H) how schools might lend support to efforts aimed at reducing the incidence of teenage pregnancy, and "(I) how schools might better meet the special needs of children who have physical or mental handicaps. "(4) Questions relating to income security that the Commission shall address include— "(A) how to reduce poverty among children, "(B) how to ensure that parents support their cnildren to the fullest extent possible through improved child support