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Vermont and the Annie E. Casey Foundation
According to the
2022 KIDS COUNT Data Book, Vermont ranked fifth among the 50 states in overall child well-being.
On the Ground in Vermont
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.
In 2015, 12% of all parents — 7 million Americans — lacked health insurance. This rate has steadily improved since 2010, when 18% of all parents lacked health insurance. The Affordable Care Act, signed in 2010, is attributed to the increased rates of parental insurance coverage.
Increasingly, America is the land of the haves — and the have-nots.
An Update on Juvenile Correctional Facility Violence
This report introduces new evidence on the widespread violence in juvenile detention centers. Learn more about the uncovered problems with juvenile detention centers in 39 states now.
According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, 16 million children lived in poverty in 2013.
The KIDS COUNT data snapshot, "Reducing Youth Incarceration in the United States," shows the juvenile confinement rate to be at a 35-year low, signaling the opportunity for alternative, more effective responses to court-involved youth.
In order to shift to a grantmaking strategy that will help hundreds of foster care and other nonprofit human services agencies adopt innovative, proven approaches to improve child welfare practices, the Annie E. Casey Foundation will discontinue providing direct services through Casey Family Services.
KIDS COUNT data snapshot suggests systems need an increased focus on reducing group care for children in foster care, though acknowledges progress in family-based placements.
Annie E. Casey Foundation President and CEO Patrick McCarthy delivered the keynote address at the 2010 Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative Inter-site Conference.
This report is a series of 50 state-specific papers providing information about the status of immigrant families in each state.
Summary of Life-Skills Activities and Principles
This paper reviews the many programs and activities offered to increase and enhance the life skills of youth in care.
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