Annie E. Casey Foundation

Type: Organization
Name: Annie E. Casey Foundation
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Community Perspective: Data can inflame or inspire

As I was reading the April 2 edition of The Times, I came across an article I found very disturbing. It was titled “New report details racial gap among U.S. children.” The data in the story was taken from the report “Race for Results” by the Annie E. ... [Published Shreveport Times - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Oklahoma schools superintendent: Reading, not retention, is the aim of third-grade law

Reading is one of the most important skills for a child to master. It can spell the difference between academic success or falling further behind. It can mean the difference between attending college or dropping out of high school. It can determine what ... [Published NewsOK.com - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Filipinos in US poised for success

Filipinos are among the top Asian migrants in the United States poised for success.A new report titled “Race for Results” released recently  by the Annie E. Casey Foundation tackles the topic of racial and ethnic indicators of success.At the core of the ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Sheriff: More than law enforcement needed to reduce crime

Marion County Sheriff John Layton (Photo:Charlie Nye / The Star)The violent and tragic events that have captured the attention of our community in recent weeks demand responses. Our actions must have immediate impact and reduce violence perpetrated by ... [Published Indianapolis Star - Apr 18 2014]
Entities: John Layton, Crime, Juvenile
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Logan Co. ranked 41 in state for childhood d...

The West Virginia Kids Count Data Book was released Wednesday, April 16, and the results for Logan County were shocking.Logan ranks 41st out of W.Va. 55 counties in early child development. The ranking is based on percent low birthweight babies; infant ... [Published Logan Banner - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Reading skills are essential to success

Research by the Cooperative Children’s Book Center of the University of Wisconsin revealed that only 3 percent of books published last year had black characters and only 2 percent of the writers were black. The industry’s response to the data is that ... [Published Bay State Boston Banner - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Report: States’ Choices Decide if Former Foster Youth Get Healthcare

hington, D.C. — A little-known Affordable Care Act (ACA) provision has the potential to improve the health of young adults who often have significant health care needs and are more likely to be uninsured than their peers: former foster youth. But a new ... [Published CLASP - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 3 reports

AAJA Selects Student Leaders for JCamp Class of 2014

- The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) selected 42 diverse high school students out of a record pool of 320 submissions from across the nation to participate in its 14 th annual JCamp this summer. Emerson College will host JCamp from July ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

African-Americans Behind on Key Factors Swaying Entry into Middle Class

African-American children in the United States fare worse than any other group on key factors affecting economic success later in life. According to a report released in April by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, this fact highlights the necessity of focusing ... [Published Afro American Newspaper - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial: Children who succeed — America knows why some kids struggle; we have to have the will to change it

To solve a problem, you must first identify it. In that, the Annie E. Casey Foundation is showing us the way.The Casey Foundation, which has worked for decades to improve the well-being of children in the United States, is best known for its annual Kids ... [Published Anniston Star - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Black children rank last on milestone index

Wade Henderson deplores “structural racism” that hampers Black children (NNPA Photo by Freddie Allen)WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Despite great progress that grew out of the Civil Rights Movement, “a web of stubborn obstacles remains” that prevents children of ... [Published New Pittsburgh Courier - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

CDFI Industry Gets First-Ever Call Reporting System

(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CARS Inc. announced today the availability of a call reporting system for community development financial institutions (CDFIs 1 ) to share quarterly performance data with their investors, representing a breakthrough for the industry. ... [Published Morningstar.com - Apr 15 2014]

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"If superintendents don't understand what they're asking their teachers and principals to do, their students will not make as much progress" said superintendent of Pass Christian School District Beth John, making the point that superintendents need to understand curriculum and instruction...
..."As the country gets more diverse," said Speer, "the future prosperity of the country and our global competitiveness is going to really hinge especially on the success of kids of color."
"I'm a poor boy from the west side of Chicago who came here 30 years ago," he said. "We used to go to the old welfare office on N 12th and Vliet St. to get food stamps and cheese."
...as they engage with peers, working journalists and future mentors," said Patrick McCarthy, president and CEO of the Annie E Casey Foundation. "I can't think of a better program that allows teens to learn from the top writers and broadcast producers. The Casey Foundation believes strongly in giving young people a voice, increasing their opportunities for future leadership and making a strong connection to the community."

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West Philly libraries, key to student success, ... [Published The Daily Pennsylvanian - 7 hours ago]
Community Perspective: Data can inflame or inspire [Published Shreveport Times - 21 hours ago]
Oklahoma schools superintendent: Reading, not r... [Published NewsOK.com - Apr 20 2014]
Minnesota counties 'screen out' most child abus... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Apr 20 2014]
Filipinos in US poised for success [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 19 2014]
How Maine can shut the revolving door of incarc... [Published Bangor Daily News - Apr 18 2014]
Sheriff: More than law enforcement needed to re... [Published Indianapolis Star - Apr 18 2014]
Logan Co. ranked 41 in state for childhood d... [Published Logan Banner - Apr 18 2014]
Reading skills are essential to success [Published Bay State Boston Banner - Apr 18 2014]
What Kind of Leader Should Superintendents Be? [Published Huffington Post - Apr 17 2014]
Report: States’ Choices Decide if Former Foster... [Published CLASP - Apr 17 2014]
African-Americans Behind on Key Factors Swaying... [Published Afro American Newspaper - Apr 17 2014]
New Milwaukee SDC panel tackles youth, poverty ... [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Apr 16 2014]
AAJA Selects Student Leaders for JCamp Class of... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 16 2014]
AAJA Selects Student Leaders for JCamp Class of... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 16 2014]
AAJA Selects Student Leaders for JCamp Class of... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Apr 16 2014]
Unprisoning Our Children [Published Huffington Post - Apr 16 2014]
OUR OPINION: A race we can't afford to lose [Published South Bend Tribune - Apr 16 2014]
Editorial: Children who succeed — America knows... [Published Anniston Star - Apr 16 2014]
Black children rank last on milestone index [Published New Pittsburgh Courier - Apr 15 2014]
My Minister and, my alma mater, Morgan State Un... [Published Final Call - Apr 15 2014]
CDFI Industry Gets First-Ever Call Reporting Sy... [Published Morningstar.com - Apr 15 2014]
CDFI Industry Gets First-Ever Call Reporting Sy... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 15 2014]
A racial divide? Get work ethic [Published Toledoblade.com - Apr 15 2014]
The Technology We Need to Protect Children [Published Governing - Apr 14 2014]
Juvenile Solitary Confinement: Modern-Day ‘Tort... [Published Corrections Connection - Apr 14 2014]
People in the News (4/13/14): Appointments and ... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Apr 13 2014]
It’s a wrap: Editorials April 6-12 [Published Austin American Statesman - Apr 13 2014]
Children fare worse in New Mexico [Published Albuquerque Journal - Apr 12 2014]
Continued ... [Published Enid News and Eagle - Apr 12 2014]
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AAJA Selects Student Leaders for JCamp Class of... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Apr 16 2014]
BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Apr 16, 2014) - The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) selected 42 diverse high school students out of a record pool of 320 submissions from across the nation to participate in its 14th annual JCamp this summer. ...
Children of Color Falling Even Further Behind i... [Published Burnt Orange Report - Apr 04 2014]
Texas is home to nearly 7 million children, and the majority of those are children of color. A new report released this week by the Annie E. Casey foundation suggests that many of these children are still lacking opportunities to thrive. The Annie ...
Obama Narrative on Poverty Countered by Young T... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 01 2014]
Garland ISD in North Texas has been in the news lately. First, a district controversy unraveled with Superintendent Gary Reeves being put on administrative leave over the H-1B visa program that was reported on by Fox 4 Dallas. It led to his replacement ...
Race for Results: Building a Path to Opportunit... [Published Full Text Reports... - Apr 01 2014]
Race for Results: Building a Path to Opportunity for All Children Source: Annie E. Casey Foundation In this policy report, the Annie E. Casey Foundation explores the intersection of kids, race and opportunity. The report features the new Race for Results ...
Blog post [Published The Moderate Voice - Feb 28 2014]
A helping hand for young men of color By EUGENE ROBINSON WASHINGTON — “My Brother’s Keeper” has a much nicer ring than “Stop and Frisk.” It also promises to be a more effective, less self-defeating way to address the interlocking social and economic ...
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National League of Cities Receives Grant to Imp... [Published PR Newswire - Sep 30 2013]
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