Child Maltreatment Data Snapshot

Brief

This Data Snapshot examines child maltreatment trends at the state and national level. It draws on data from the National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System, which includes information provided by states on investigated reports of maltreatment. Child Trends has produced a companion Data Snapshot publication that analyzes state and national trends in foster care.

January 27, 2011

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The 2012 KIDS COUNT Data Book

State Trends in Child Well-Being

Report

The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s 2012 KIDS COUNT® Data Book shows both promising progress and discouraging setbacks for the nation’s children: While their academic achievement and health improved in most states, their economic well-being continued to decline. The new methodology reflects the tremendous advances in child development research since the first KIDS COUNT Data Book in 1990.

July 25, 2012

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The 2013 KIDS COUNT Data Book

State Trends in Child Well-Being

Report

Tracking 16 indicators of child well-being, the 2013 KIDS COUNT Data Book finds that children in the United States continue to make gains in the areas of education and health despite a growing poverty rate. This year’s Data Book also offers expanded coverage of America’s youngest children, adding to the ongoing national conversation on early childhood education. 

June 24, 2013

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The 2010 KIDS COUNT Data Book

State Profiles of Child Well-Being

Report

This 21st annual KIDS COUNT Data Book provides national and state-by-state information on the conditions of America’s children and families. Find out how kids are doing on ten key indicators of child well-being.

January 1, 2010

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The 2009 KIDS COUNT Data Brief

Brief

This 2009 KIDS COUNT Data Brief features highlights of the enhanced, mobile-friendly Data Center; data on the 10 key indicators of child well-being for all U.S. states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and  the Virgin Islands; and a summary of this year's essay on using data to craft better policies for children and families.

January 1, 2009

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Stepping Up for Kids

What Government and Communities Should Do to Support Kinship Families

Policy Report

In this policy report, the Annie E. Casey Foundation explores the increased number of children living with extended family and close friends, a longtime practice known as kinship care. It includes the latest data for states, the District of Columbia, and the nation, as well as a set of recommendations on how to support kinship families.

January 1, 2012

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The First Eight Years

Giving Kids a Foundation for Lifetime Success

Report

This KIDS COUNT policy report makes the case for investing in an integrated and comprehensive solution to meet the developmental needs of all children through age 8, 

December 2, 2013

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