Idaho

On the Ground in Idaho

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 Idaho

2017 KIDS COUNT Data Book

State Trends in Child Well-Being

Report

The 2017 KIDS COUNT Data Book finds the economic well-being of children improved in the past five years. Similarly, gains in child health continued. In this year’s report, New Hampshire ranked first among states for overall child well-being, followed by Massachusetts and Vermont. Louisiana, New Mexico and Mississippi were the three lowest-ranked states.

June 13, 2017

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Undercounted, Underserved

Immigrant and Refugee Families in the Child Welfare System

Report

This report focuses on the needs of immigrant and refugee children in the child welfare system.

January 1, 2006

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Maltreatment of Youth in U.S. Juvenile Corrections Facilities

An Update

Report

This report, released as a follow-up to No Place for Kids, introduces new evidence on the widespread maltreatment of youth in state-funded juvenile corrections facilities. It tells of high rates of sexual victimization, the heavy-handed use of disciplinary isolation and a growing roster of states where confined youth have been subject to widespread abuse. The four-year update is in — and the news is not good. 

June 24, 2015

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