South Dakota and the Annie E. Casey Foundation

According to the 2022 KIDS COUNT Data Book, South Dakota ranked 24th among the 50 states in overall child well-being.

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On the Ground in South Dakota

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A group of state-based child advocacy and research organizations that use data to promote smart policies on issues ranging from child welfare and juvenile justice to education and economic opportunity.

Lessons From South Dakota