Casey Connects: Summer 2006

KIDS COUNT Data Book Urges Support for Family-Based Child Care


This issue of Casey Connects summarizes findings from the 2006 KIDS COUNT Data Book and essay. More specifically: It tells what we should do — and what select programs are already doing — to help improve the quality of family, friend and neighbor care across America.  

June 21, 2006

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Cost Avoidance

The Business Case for Investing in Youth Aging Out of Foster Care


This issue brief highlights the financial price tag to taxpayers of poor outcomes among youth exiting foster care. It analyzes costs in three areas: education, parenthood and justice system involvement. 

May 26, 2013

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Academic Ladder is Extending for More Young Adults

Blog Post

KIDS COUNT statistics show that today’s young adults are more likely to have an associate’s degree relative to 2008 (42% versus 37%), yet more than half of all young adults ages 25 to 34 still have academic careers that stop at or before their high-school graduation day.

December 11, 2015

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