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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New Leadership Institute for State-based Advocates Class Announced

…, KIDS COUNT director, Tennessee Commission for Children and Youth (Nashville, Tenn.) Lauren Necochea ... -based Advocates. The 15 men and women selected to participate are accomplished child advocates ... , with the goal of strengthening the number of child advocates with the skills necessary to create results ... child advocates: Laila A. Bell, director of research and data, NC Child (Raleigh, N.C.) Megan

July 14, 2014

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Who We Help

…to give children and youth more access to opportunities for healthy development. FAMILIES Children' ... of disadvantaged children and their families. To achieve results, we focus on developing solutions to build ... a brigher future for children, families and communities. As such, our grant-making strategies are focused ... . KIDS We invest to make sure every child has a strong family — a family for life. We also work

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20th-Anniversary Children and Family Fellowship Class Announced

…future for children, has selected 16 leaders from across the country as its 2013-2014 Children and Family ... toward specific, measurable improvements for children and families. The Casey Foundation created ... the Children and Family Fellowship, now in its 20th year, to increase the pool of leaders with the vision ... large numbers of children and families. Using a results-based leadership approach, Fellows work toward

May 2, 2013

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Two Generations Benefit from Casey's Atlanta Efforts

…a special connection and long-term commitment to child and family well-being. Casey’s investment ... Atlanta neighborhoods where children and families face myriad obstacles in living the American Dream ... -generation strategy to address parents’ and children’s challenges simultaneously to break ... skills, many of their children attend a state-of-the-art learning complex that is helping them reach

February 8, 2013

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Casey Works to Make Evidence-Based Practice the Norm

…expertise in child welfare, system reform, health, education, mental health, youth in transition, adolescent ... placement in residential facilities. Blue Sky costs roughly $17,000 per youth—including services ... to the entire family — which translates into about $100,000 in annual savings for each youth kept ... to institutions with the hope that removing them from their precarious situation will help, yet when the youth

February 2, 2011

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What Do Casey Child Welfare Consultants Do?

…Today’s child welfare leaders and agencies know children do best when they are safe ... in caring for their children, Delivering on the promise of safety, child well-being, and permanent families ... for children and youth, and Adopting cost-effective, proven strategies that prepare children to reach ... of the Division of Family Services, Delaware Department of Services to Children, Youth and Families How CWSG

November 26, 2012

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Members of the 2010-2011 Children and Family Fellowship

…Black Executive Director of the Office of Child Permanency Tennessee Department of Children&rsquo ... Jackson As part of the eighth class of the Children and Family Fellowship, the following community ... ;s Service Nashville, TN Christopher Caruso Assistant Commissioner New York City Department of Youth ... Chief Executive Officer First Place for Youth Oakland, CA Daniel Dodd Executive Director of Step Up

May 3, 2010

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Children Living in High-Poverty Communities Surged 25% During Past Decade

…% of children in areas of concentrated poverty have at least one parent in the labor force. According ... also highlight the children most likely to live in areas of concentrated poverty. These include youth ... Nearly 8 million of America’s children live in high-poverty areas—about 1.6 million ... million, or 11%, of the nation’s children are growing up in areas where at least 30% 

February 23, 2012

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Reading Proficiency in Early Grades Key to Closing Achievement Gap

…it is to have children reading proficiently by the end of third grade. The new report titled, Early Warning ... by the third grade as an essential step toward increasing the number of children who succeed academically ... ago. Third-grade reading is a powerful predictor of school success high school graduation. Children ... and managing director of the GLR Campaign. “The solutions to helping more children succeed are within

June 6, 2013

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