2019 KIDS COUNT Data Book

…by exploring how America’s child population — and the American childhood experience — has ... changed since 1990. And there’s some good news to share: Of the 16 areas of child well-being ... and delaying parenthood. And access to children’s health insurance has increased compared to just seven ... child well-being, followed by Massachusetts and Iowa. Mississippi, Louisiana and New Mexico sit

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Team Decision Making: Key Resources for Assessing Child Risk and Safety

…, youth, community members and other key stakeholders in a child's life. Team Decision Making  ... It’s a difficult question — one that child welfare agencies face again and again ... : Should children be separated from their parents or caregivers to prevent abuse and neglect? Team ... ; helps child welfare agencies navigate this very question and make the most informed decision possible

May 20, 2019

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Team Decision Making Headed to the National Council on Crime and Delinquency

…In January 2020, Team Decision Making (TDM) — a collaborative approach to child-safety ... home: The National Council on Crime & Delinquency’s Children’s Research Center (CRC ... continue to grow the practice,” says Tracey Feild, director of the Foundation’s Child Welfare ... Strategy Group. TDM supports effective decision making when kids come to the attention of child welfare

June 24, 2019

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U.S. Child Population Grows and Changes: 74 Million Kids to Shape Future of More Diverse America

…to meet their children’s needs. Tear down obstacles faced by kids of color. Every child has ... The Annie E. Casey Foundation today urged policymakers and child advocates to prioritize policies ... that would expand opportunity for America’s 74 million children, noting measurable but still inadequate ... progress over the past three decades to ensure all children can realize their full potential. The 30th

June 17, 2019

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New Directory Aims to Keep Families Together During Recovery

…identifies more than 360 residential programs that care for parents and children in the same facility ... : to keep families together during recovery. When mothers and children receive specialized treatment ... together, “the maternal bond is maintained, children thrive and mothers are motivated to achieve long ... ; and the elimination of expenses related to more children entering the welfare system. The directory is a living

June 16, 2019

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Brief Offers Policies for Families Separated by Foster Care and Incarceration

…for children and youth across a range of institutions, and proposes solutions to mitigate these effects ... Sentence, showed that 5.1 million children in the United States have had a parent incarcerated, driving ... Foundation priorities – children in foster care and children of incarcerated parents – and calls ... and to identify strategies that help. The brief, "Helping Children With Parents in Prison and Children in Foster

May 9, 2018

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Auxiliary Materials

…] Table 1.13 - Percentage of children in single-parent families, 2010 and 2017 [excel] Table 1.14 ... breakouts and more. Table 1 - Significance testing Table 1.1 - Percentage of children in poverty, 2010 ... and 2017 [excel] Table 1.2 - Percentage of children whose parents lack secure employment, 2010 and 2017 ... [excel] Table 1.3 - Percentage of children living in households with a high housing cost burden, 2010

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Helping Kids of Equal Talent Grow Into Equally Successful Students and Adults

Children who struggle early in school can change course and ultimately succeed as students ... interventions — a disadvantage that rings true for many children of color and kids from low-income ... % of Asian students had graduated from college during this same time span. “When children of privilege ... children of color have access to them.” Born to Win, Schooled to Lose underscores the power

May 29, 2019

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