State Legislative Leaders' Perceptions of KIDS COUNT

Summary of Research Findings

Posted September 30, 2004
By the Annie E. Casey Foundation, the State Legislative Leaders Foundation
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This report recaps results from a survey offered to 333 state legislative leaders and devoted to one topic: KIDS COUNT. Readers will learn what the lawmakers think about KIDS COUNT, what they like and don’t like, and exactly how they use the KIDS COUNT Data Book in the legislative arena to help build a brighter, fairer landscape for America’s children. 

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Key Takeaway

KIDS COUNT is an essential resource for today’s politicians

We asked our state legislative leaders what they thought about Annie E. Casey Foundation’s KIDS COUNT Data Book. Their answer? We know of it, use it, and—most important—value it.