Focusing on the Factors that Help Kids Succeed

Blog Post

Casey President and Chief Executive Officer Patrick McCarthy outlines the Foundation's focus on the factors with the greatest influence on a child's chances to succeed: family, community and opportunity.

May 14, 2014

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Growing Up in North America

Child Health and Safety in Canada, the United States and Mexico

Report

This report examines the health status of children in Canada, the United States and Mexico, notes similarities and disparities in child health on several key indicators and highlights the challenges facing youth across North America. The report was developed collaboratively by The Annie E. Casey Foundation, Red Por Los Derechos de la Infancia en Mexico and the Canadian Council on Social Development.

January 1, 2007

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School Readiness, Full-Day Kindergarten, and Student Achievement

An Empirical Investigation

Report

Using data from Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 1998–1999, this report examines the relationship between a child's preparedness for kindergarten and their achievements in math and reading through grade 5, and whether program components like full-day kindergarten help or hinder development of academic and non-academic skills.

January 1, 2006

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Building Culturally & Linguistically Competent Services

to Support Young Children, Their Families, and School Readiness

Report

This tool kit provides resources, strategies and guidance to help communities achieve cultural and linguistic competence across all programs that help families with young children, toward a goal of promoting healthy early childhood development and school readiness.  

May 1, 2004

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