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2015 Publications:

Water Fluoridation Equipment Grants Now Available: a newsletter template. October 28, 2015
— Flyer: Water Fluoridation Grants, October 28, 2015

HCFANY Annual Meeting: An Overview. July 2015.

Grant Funds Available for Water Fluoridation. June 29, 2015

Testimony before the National Commission on Hunger. May 13, 2015. Submitted by Kate Breslin, President and CEO, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.

Oral Health Project Update: The Healthy Teeth Amendment Moves to Implementation. April 8, 2015

Home Visiting Programs Chart, provides side-by-side comparison of five major home visiting programs in NYS.  March 2015.

Understanding Children’s Oral Health: More Than Just Baby Teeth, A Brief for Policymakers in New York, March 2015

Testimony submitted to the Joint Fiscal Committees on the SFY 2015-16 Executive Budget Human Services Budget Hearing.  February 4, 2015.  Submitted by Kate Breslin, President and CEO, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.

Testimony submitted to the Joint Fiscal Committees on the SFY 2015-16 Executive BudgetElementary and Secondary Education Budget Hearing.  February 3, 2015.  Submitted by Kate Breslin, President and CEO, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.

Testimony submitted to the Joint Fiscal Committees on the SFY 2015-16 Executive Budget Health/Medicaid Budget Hearing. February 2, 2015. Submitted by Kate Breslin, President and CEO, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.

Closing the Coverage Gap: Achieving Universal Dental Coverage for Children, Issue Brief 4, February 2015
— Fast Facts, Closing the Coverage Gap for Children’s Oral Health, February 2015

Home visiting overview, with recommendations for the 2015-16 NYS budget. January 2015.

Paid Family Leave overview, including recommendations for the 2015-16 NYS Budget. January 2015.

Minimum wage overview, including recommendations for the 2015-16 NYS Budget. January 2015.

The Earned Income Tax Credit overview, including recommendations for the 2015-16 NYS Budget. January 2015.

Foster College Success overview, with recommendations for the 2015-16 NYS budget.

Early learning overview, including recommendations for the 2015-16 NYS Budget. January 2015.

The Power of Prevention: The Potential for a Generation of Cavity Free Kids, final report of the Oral Health Leadership Team, January 2015

2014 Publications:

Testimony submitted before the Assembly Standing Committee on Children and Families Hearing on Preventive Services for Families.  December 1, 2014.  Submitted by Lauren Tobias, Director of Policy, Schuyler Center

Annual Report 2014, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy

Fluoride in Water: Foundation of Cavity Prevention, Issue Brief 3, November 2014

Fluoridation: The Foundation of Cavity Prevention, Fast Facts, November 2014

Successful Strategies for Keeping Kids Cavity-Free, Issue Brief 2, July 2014

Confidentiality & Insurance: Making sure people feel safe using their health insurance, June 2014

Overview of the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment Program (DSRIP), May 2014

Pre-K Key Elements, May 2014

Family Assessment Response (FAR), Fact Sheet, April 2014

Prevention First: Making Sure New York Smiles, Issue Brief 1, April 2014
Prevention First Infographic,
April 2014
Dental is Fundamental—Ensuring the Smiles of All New Yorkers, Fast Facts, April 2014

Last Look: NYS Budget 2014-15, Comparison of NYS Enacted 2014-15 Budget with Schuyler Center Policy Priorities, April 2, 2014.

Early Childhood Advocates to Governor: Don’t Break Promise on Statewide Pre-K! Press release, Mar. 26, 2014.

Multi Organizational Memo in Supportof Critical Child Welfare Services. March 19, 2014.

Next Look: NYS Budget 2014-15 Comparison of Executive and Legislative Budget Initiatives with Schuyler Center Policy Priorities. March 18, 2014.

Ready for Kindergarten, Ready for College Campaign letter sent to Governor Cuomo and Legislative Leaders for consideration in the final 2014-15 budget. March 18, 2014.

Sign-on to Memo in Supportof Funding Preventive, Protective, Independent Living, Adoption, and After Care Services at 65% State Share. March 3, 2014.

Memo of Support: Out-of-Network Insurance (TED Article VII, Part U)February 14, 2014.

Testimony submitted to the Joint Fiscal Committees on the SFY 2014–15 Executive Budget Public Protection Budget Hearing. February 5, 2014.  Submitted by Kate Breslin, President and CEO, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.

Testimony submitted to the Joint Fiscal Committees on the SFY 2014–15 Executive Budget Human Services Budget Hearing.  February 4, 2014.  Submitted by Kate Breslin, President and CEO, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.

Testimony submitted to the Joint Fiscal Committees on the SFY 2014–15 Executive Budget Health/Medicaid Budget Hearing. February 3, 2014. Submitted by Kate Breslin, President and CEO, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.

Testimony submitted to the Joint Fiscal Committees on the SFY 2014–15 Executive Budget Elementary and Secondary Education Budget Hearing. January 28, 2014. Submitted by Kate Breslin, President and CEO, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.

First Look: NYS Budget 2014-15, Initial review of Governor Cuomo’s proposed budget and our policy priorities, January 24, 2014

State of the State Recap Related to Schuyler Center Priorities. January 9, 2014

Creating Opportunity for New York’s Families: Schuyler Center Policy Priorities 2014-15, January 2014

2013 Publications:

Looking Forward to 2014: Creating Opportunity for All of New York’s Children and Families,  November 2013.

Health Insurance Options for Young Adults After Foster Care Gets Better on January 1. Nov. 2013

New York: It is Time to Raise the Age, October 2013.

Investment in High-Quality Early Childhood Programs Supports Businesses fact sheet, September 2013.

Helping Vulnerable Families Gets Harder for Healthy Families NY, a Schuyler Center and Prevent Child Abuse NY 1-page brief, September 2013.

The Early Years. May 2013.

Overview of 2013-14 New York State Enacted Budget. April 2013.

Memo of Support: S.5743 (Grisanti)/A.3498A (Peoples-Stokes) June 17, 2013.
AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to notice requirements to families and providers when funding cuts are made. The Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy strongly supports S.5743/A.3498A requiring local social service districts to notify the New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) at least 60 days before the effective date of a planned reduction in eligibility or increase in co-payments for child care assistance.

Memo of Support: S.1663 (Grisanti)/A.4467 (Gottfried) June 17, 2013.
AN ACT to amend the social services law in relation to the adult care facilities training program. This bill directs the Department of Health to Establish a Workgroup to Develop a Uniform Curriculum and Best Practices for Direct Care Staff in Adult Care Facilities.

Memo of Opposition: S.4838 (Hannon)/A.7258 (Goldfeder) June 13, 2013.
AN ACT to limit the reduction of the mental health census of adult homes and to establish a workgroup. This memo summarizes our concerns over the above-referenced legislation that would interfere with the State’s efforts to find permanent and more appropriate housing for persons with psychiatric disabilities that currently reside in adult homes.

Foster Care and Disconnected Youth: A Way Forward for New York, an SCAA co-authored report from the Children’s Aid Society and Community Service Society. April 2013.

7 Great Reasons for New York to Invest in QUALITYstarsNY. February 2013.

Testimony submitted to the Joint Fiscal Committees on the SFY 2013–14 Executive Budget Human Services Budget Hearing. February 5, 2013. Submitted by Kate Breslin, President and CEO, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.

Testimony before the Joint Fiscal Committees on the SFY 2013–14 Executive Budget Health/Medicaid Budget Hearing. January 30, 2013. Presented by Kate Breslin, President and CEO, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.

Testimony submitted to the Joint Fiscal Committees on the SFY 2013–14 Executive Budget Elementary and Secondary Education Budget Hearing. January 29, 2013. Submitted by Kate Breslin, President and CEO, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.

SCAA Policy Priorities 2013-14. January 2013.

2012 Publications:

Looking Forward to 2013: Creating Opportunity for All of New York’s Children and Families. November 2012.

Schuyler Center comments on Benchmark Options for Essential Health Benefits, under the Affordable Care Act in New York State, submitted to the New York State Department of Health, August 17, 2012

Quality: What it Is and Why it Matters in Early Childhood Education. August 2012.

Home Visiting Matters. August 2012.

Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting in New York: Funding Options and Opportunities. March 2012.

Raising the Juvenile Justice Jurisdictional Age: Treating Kids as Kids in New York State’s Justice System. March 2012.

The Importance of Fatherhood in Home Visiting. January 2012.

SCAA’s 2012-13 Legislative & Budget Priorities. January 2012.