The 2006 KIDS COUNT Data Book

State Profiles of Child Well-Being

child care is so vital to the healthy development of low-income children. ... National trends in child well-being, comparing how children were faring in 2003/2004 to 2000. ... High-quality child care nurtures, stimulates, and supports children as they build the confidence ... The KIDS COUNT Data Book is an annual publication that assesses child well-being

January 1, 2006

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2006 KIDS COUNT Essay

Family, Friend, and Neighbor Care: Strengthening a Critical Resource to Help Young Children Succeed

…childhood development, particularly child care, to create opportunities for young children living in low ... on the well-being of America’s children. The aim is to increase public awareness of the challenges ... facing disadvantaged children and families while heightening public interest in strategies and policies ... -income neighborhoods to access education and skills necessary for success. Quality child care

January 1, 2006

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Copy That

Guidelines for Replicating Programs to Prevent Teen Pregnancy

…and the Children's Aid Society-Carrera Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program. It provides a brief overview

January 1, 2006

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AdvoCasey: Winter 2005

Double Jeopardy: AdvoCasey Explores the High Cost of Being Poor

This edition of AdvoCasey documents the high cost of being poor in eye-opening detail — including the immense cost of credit paid by many low-income families. AdvoCasey is a seasonal publication with themed issues that spotlight programs and policies making measurable differences in the lives of kids and families.

December 21, 2005

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Casey Connects: Winter 2005

Applying Casey Lessons to Rural Poverty

…In America, 48 out of 50 counties with the highest child poverty rates are in rural areas.  ... Child poverty rates are higher in rural areas than in urban areas for Caucasian, African American ... , Hispanic and Native American children.

December 21, 2005

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Building Community Partnerships, Step by Step

Family to Family Tools for Rebuilding Foster Care

child welfare social workers and the neighborhood residents and organizations that can help when a child ... The 9 child welfare goals of Family to Family ... How kids benefit from community partnerships with child welfare agencies. ... Community partners are vital in helping children and families maintain familiar contact

December 5, 2005

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Mortar and Muscle

Building Community and Assets Through Self-Help Housing

…How self-help housing projects create supportive communities where children thrive. ... Ninety percent of children from self-help families graduate from high school, compared to 65 ... % of children from other low-income families. ... of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s work on behalf of vulnerable children: children do well when their families

November 25, 2005

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KIDS COUNT Network

…;s child welfare system.  Voices for Children in Nebraska, using a 2012 Casey Foundation report ... of children and youth across the state and in each of Rhode Island’s 39 cities and towns, from birth ... In an era of budget tightening, low-income children and families are often overlooked on the public ... of children to ensure that families are on paths to economic opportunity and communities are safe and healthy

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