The Casey Foundation Goes Deep on Race Equity and Inclusion

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Learn how the Casey Foundation is making race equity and inclusion central to its work to improve outcomes for kids, families and communities in the United States. As part of this effort, the Foundation is challenging other philanthropies to do the same.

July 26, 2016

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KIDS COUNT Checkup: A Look at Low-Birthweight Babies

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Today in America, about 1 in 13 newborns — 319,000 babies total — is born at a low birthweight. This statistic has fallen by more than 28,000 newborns in the last seven years, according to the KIDS COUNT Data Book.

July 20, 2016

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KIDS COUNT Data Check: Teen Birth Rate Hits Historic Low

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New data from the 2016 KIDS COUNT Data Book shows that America's teen birth rate has greatly improved in recent years. This historic low is encouraging as teenage childbearing can have negative consequences for both the mother and newborn.

July 6, 2016

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2016 KIDS COUNT Data Book

State Trends in Child Well-Being

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The 2016 KIDS COUNT Data Book, the 27th edition of the annual report on child well-being, finds today's youth — Generation Z — are healthier and completing high school on time despite mounting economic inequality and increasingly unaffordable college tuition.

June 21, 2016

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Who Is Generation Z?

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America’s Generation Z is still coming of age yet already breaking records, according to the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s 2016 KIDS COUNT Data Book.

June 21, 2016

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