2018 KIDS COUNT Data Book

State Trends in Child Well-Being


The Casey Foundation's 2018 KIDS COUNT Data Book warns that the 2020 census is mired in challenges that could shortchange the official census count by at least 1 million kids younger than age 5. The report also looks at trends in child well-being over a recent period that saw continued improvement in economic well-being but mixed results in the areas of health, education and family and community factors.

June 27, 2018

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Policies Threaten Well-Being of Children in Immigrant Families

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Many of the nation's 18 million children who are in immigrant families were being threatened with separation from their parents, denial of access to basic services and dangerously rising levels of stress resulting from fears that any knock at the front door could result in a horrible, life-changing experience.

May 18, 2018

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