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KIDS COUNT Indicator Brief: Reducing Infant Mortality

July 1, 2009

This brief outlines four strategies for reducing the infant mortality rate in the U.S.

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Reducing the High School Dropout Rate

July 1, 2009

This data brief, part of the KIDS COUNT series, outlines strategies for reducing the high school dropout rate.

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Ranking States on Improvement in Child Well-Being Since 2000

March 1, 2009

In this paper, the 10 measures used in the KIDS COUNT Data Book to rank states are examined in terms of improvements in overall child well-being in states during the 1990s. The...

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Ten Considerations for Advocacy Evaluation Planning

January 29, 2009

This document focuses on what it takes for KIDS COUNT and other policy advocates to address the theoretical steps of evaluating their work and how to apply these steps in real...

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The 2009 KIDS COUNT Data Book

January 1, 2009

This 20th annual KIDS COUNT Data Book provides national and state-by-state information on the conditions of America’s children and families. The 2009 Data Book essay calls for...

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The 2009 KIDS COUNT Data Brief

January 1, 2009

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...

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A Road Map for Juvenile Justice Reform

December 30, 2008

This KIDS COUNT essay report summarizes six key challenges and opportunities for reforming the juvenile justice system in the U.S. for the benefit of youth, families and...

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Trying Out a Real Time Advocacy Self-Evaluation Process

December 1, 2008

This brief describes an existing advocacy evaluation concept for policy work and discusses the pros and cons of how grantees could effectively test this real-time...

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Child Poverty in Massachusetts

September 17, 2008

This report explores the scope and sources of child poverty in Massachusetts. It closes by sharing potential first steps and questions to ask related to reducing child poverty...

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