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Testing the Validity of the KIDS COUNT State-Level Index of Child Well-Being

January 11, 2007

This working paper examines two state-level indices of child well-being. The first is a 10-item index from the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s 2006 KIDS COUNT Data Book. The second...

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The 2007 KIDS COUNT Data Book

January 1, 2007

This 18th annual KIDS COUNT Data Book provides national and state-by-state information and statistical trends on the conditions of America’s children and families. New this year...

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American Community Survey: Evaluating Accuracy

September 10, 2006

This report examines the differences between the American Community Survey — a monthly survey designed to collect community-level data — and the 2000 Census population counts...

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Teen Motherhood at Record Low in United States

September 3, 2006

This report — part of the KIDS COUNT Data Snapshot series — shares the latest statistics on teen pregnancy in the United States. It tells how teen birth rates differ by location...

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A Snapshot of Children on the San Diego-Mexico Border

July 31, 2006

This report — part of the KIDS COUNT Snapshot series — looks at life in San Diego County’s border communities. These areas are home to higher proportions of Mexican immigrants...

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A Snapshot of Children Living on Mexico’s Northern Border

July 31, 2006

This report — part of the KIDS COUNT Snapshot series — takes a quick look at what life is like for the 2 million children living in Mexico’s northern border region. It shares...

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Casey Connects: Summer 2006

June 21, 2006

This issue of Casey Connects summarizes findings from the 2006 KIDS COUNT Data Book and essay. More specifically: It tells what we should do — and what select programs are...

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Vulnerable Youth

May 1, 2006

This paper, an extension of Casey's 2004 KIDS COUNT Data Book, examines national and state-level trend data on five types of vulnerable youth.

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Family, Friend and Neighbor Care

February 15, 2006

This KIDS COUNT Data Book essay explores a common type of child care known as family, friend and neighbor care. It shares real-world initiatives and expert advice aimed at...

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