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A Child Alone and Without Papers

September 1, 2008

This report — a compelling blend of original research and personal stories — examines how the United States handles the removal and return of some 43,000 unaccompanied child...

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Data on Children in Foster Care from the Census Bureau

June 1, 2008

This paper provides the first systematic examination of data regarding children in foster care collected by the U. S. Census Bureau.

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The 2008 KIDS COUNT Data Book

January 1, 2008

This 19th annual KIDS COUNT Data Book provides national and state-by-state information on the conditions of America’s children and families. The 2008 Data Book essay looks at...

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Connecting the Dots: Growth, Work, and Prosperity

December 22, 2007

This report maps out the findings and recommendations of groups in various sectors — government, business, philanthropic and nonprofit — that have examined what it will take to...

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Summary of Research Findings: Awareness, Use and Perceptions of KIDS COUNT Among Congressional Staff

December 7, 2007

This report presents Congressional staff knowledge and usage of KIDS COUNT data.

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Unsuccessful In-Home Child Welfare Service Plans Following a Maltreatment Investigation

October 24, 2007

This report utilizes data pulled from a national study to analyze children who remained in their homes after an initial maltreatment investigation. It shows where racial and...

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Casey in Atlanta: Creating Successful Futures for Children and Families

September 30, 2007

The United Parcel Service – which grew out of a messenger service started by Jim Casey – enabled the launch of The Annie E. Casey Foundation in 1948. This brief highlights the...

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Factors Affecting State Differences in Child Well-Being

August 1, 2007

Despite the fact there is enormous variation in state-level child well-being data, little research has been done to explain why. This report attempts to analyze why.

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KIDS COUNT Indicator Brief: Preventing Teen Births

July 26, 2007

This KIDS COUNT Indicator Brief puts the topic of teen pregnancy under the microscope. It shares statistics, causes and challenges related to early childbearing and outlines 6...

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