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A young Black girl, of approximately middle school-age, stands proudly in front of a mural of Black history-makers, such as Aretha Franklin and Ida B. Wells. She carries a stack of school books in her arms.

A Wealth of Research and Data During National Foster Care Month

During National Foster Care Month, the Casey Foundation has compiled a roundup of child welfare resources.

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The 2020 U.S. Census likely undercounted children, as well as people of color — due to challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic and a fraught political climate.

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2013 KIDS COUNT Data Book

The Data Book provides a detailed picture of how children are faring in the United States. We rank states on overall child well-being and in four domains.

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Race for Results

The new Race for Results Index compares how children are progressing on key milestones across racial and ethnic groups at the national and state levels.

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The First Eight

A child’s early development from birth through age 8 is essential to making an effective transition into elementary school and for long-term academic achievement.