Alaska

On the Ground in Alaska

KIDS COUNT Network

A group of child advocacy and research organizations representing every state and using data to promote smart policies on issues ranging from child welfare and juvenile justice to education and economic opportunity. 

Lessons From Alaska

Leadership Development Program Announces First Class of Child Health Advocates

The Annie E. Casey Foundation, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation and The Atlantic Philanthropies are pleased to announce the first class selected to participate in the Children’s Health Leadership Network, a rigorous results-based leadership development initiative. The 16 participants, drawn from 14 states, reflect a rich cross section of innovative public health administrators, policy analysts, program directors and nonprofit child advocates.

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52% of Young Americans Are Not College Students or Graduates

Education will play an increasingly important role in the future economy. Ensuring youth have access to higher education and training is more critical than ever. In 2015 — the latest full year in which data is available — only about one in every two youth, ages 18 to 24, was attending college or had already completed college.

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