Annie E. Casey Foundation

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Name: Annie E. Casey Foundation
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The 2014 KIDS COUNT Data Book

The 2014 KIDS COUNT Data Book Source: Annie E. Casey Foundation The KIDS COUNT Data Book is an annual publication that assesses child well-being nationally and across the 50 states, as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Using an index of ... [Published Full Text Reports... - 6 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

EDITORIAL: N.J. is tops in public education

Teachers can inspire different things in different students. (Photo:Donna Grethen)New Jersey has the best schools in the nation.Let that sink in for a moment. That declaration in a new WalletHub survey of the nation’s schools shouldn’t really be a surprise; ... [Published Asbury Park Press - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Bob Sigman: Public and private sectors need to help our children in need

They are kids now — those young ones you see frolicking on the playground, gazing in awe at the goings on at the mall, acting in school plays.In no time though, they will be adults, becoming the next generation of doctors and nurses to care for us when ... [Published KansasCity.com - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Kids Count offers sobering stats on children in Michigan

For 25 years, the Annie E. Casey Foundation has been compiling valuable information on the well-being of children, both nationally and in individual states. While the foundation's annual Kids Count reports have found some areas of progress, the overall ... [Published Marquette Mining Journal - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Group collects stats on child well-being

Every year since 1990, the Annie E. Casey Foundation has published the KIDS COUNT Data Book, tracking the well-being of children in the country and in each state.Special emphasis has been placed on “children’s future prosperity, the variability of child ... [Published Valley Morning Star - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 2 reports

EDITORIAL: Unsteady progress for Virginia's kids

By The Virginian-Pilot McClatchy-Tribune Information ServicesJuly 27 -- Virginia , the annual Kids Count survey shows, has increased its preschool and on-time graduation rates. Teen births are down. More children have health insurance . Fewer children ... [Published Insurance News Net - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Nevada education system ranked last in nation

Jul 25, 2014 by StaffSenate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s state ranks last in the nation in education for the third year in a row, according to a children’s well-being report released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.According to the report, about 40 ... [Published Education News - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

Casey Foundation releases state education rankings

The Annie E. Casey Foundation released a report ranking overall child wellbeing in the United States. Included in the report were national rankings on education.According to the report, Massachusetts was the top-ranked state when it comes to education, ... [Published American School and University - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

This Is Why Nevada Might Be The Worst State For Education

Mitchell Funk via Nevada is the worst state for education, according to a new report out this week.In its report, the Annie E. Casey Foundation ranked all 50 states in terms of educational achievement[1] based on how many of the states' students are ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

AECF Best State To Raise A Child

The children's charity, Annie E. Casey Foundation[1] (AECF), just released its rankings of the states that have the best overall child well-being[2], and Massachusetts was the winner.The Annie E. Casey FoundationCrunching state-based and national education, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

Iowa environment for kids improves: annual Kids Count survey

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 2:47 PMIowa moved up to third place from seventh in overall rankings in the  annual Kids Count report  from the Annie E. Casey Foundation,  reports DesMoinesRegister.com . Massachusetts and Vermont finished above Iowa on the list. ... [Published Des Moines Business Record - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

N.C. ranks 38th in child well-being

North Carolina ranks 38th among U.S. states in overall child well-being, according to the 2014 Kids Count report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.The study ranks all 50 states using factors such as housing costs, parent employment, poverty and teens not ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Jul 23 2014]

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...treatment for teens in every region of Kentucky," said Attorney General Conway, who chairs the Substance Abuse Treatment Advisory Committee. "The KY Kids Recovery program is a critical investment in our ongoing effort to stop the cycle of addiction in our Commonwealth. The recipients of these grants will utilize evidence-based substance abuse treatment services to help families riddled with addiction and save lives in Kentucky."
...mayoral top crime aide, said city officials don't necessarily oppose detaining fewer juveniles but want to see if tweaks are needed in the process. "Children need to know you can't engage in delinquent behavior and not have consequences" she said
Download the presentation "The Impact of Early Learning Experience on Low Income Children" in PDF (without audio) or a Video (with audio)
...years ago, when the state had slipped to 36th and the recession was having a major negative impact on the lives of the state's children, I wrote, "The problems facing Florida's children, while worsened by the recession, were present even in the state's boom years. We didn't pay enough attention to our children then and we are not paying enough attention now. We need a healthy, educated, optimistic workforce for our future. That foundation is vital to our social and economic well-being. We can't afford not to be investing our resources in ways more conducive to the kind of state we should want to be."

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The 2014 KIDS COUNT Data Book [Published Full Text Reports... - 6 hours ago]
EDITORIAL: N.J. is tops in public education [Published Asbury Park Press - Aug 20 2014]
Bridge Magazine: A charter school for Michigan'... [Published Detroit Free Press - Aug 20 2014]
YALSA Maker Contest; NAACP Launches Literacy Ca... [Published School Library Journal - Aug 19 2014]
Bob Sigman: Public and private sectors need to ... [Published KansasCity.com - Aug 19 2014]
NCSL meeting draws lawmakers, corporate backing [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Aug 19 2014]
Meeting of the Minds 2014: Breaking New Ground ... [Published PR Urgent - Aug 18 2014]
KVC Kentucky Awarded $2 Million Substance Abuse... [Published CEOWorld Magazine - Aug 18 2014]
Seatbelt use would reduce child, teen deaths, M... [Published Ravalli Republic - Aug 18 2014]
MISSOULIAN EDITORIAL: Montana – We can do bette... [Published Ravalli Republic - Aug 18 2014]
Kids Count offers sobering stats on children in... [Published Marquette Mining Journal - Aug 17 2014]
Number of jailed Baltimore juveniles on the dec... [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 16 2014]
Group collects stats on child well-being [Published Valley Morning Star - Aug 16 2014]
Invest in the future with apprenticeships [Comm... [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 14 2014]
California: A great place for kids? [Published San Diego Daily Transcript - Aug 13 2014]
Charter school for rural poor authorized by Cen... [Published Michigan Live - Aug 13 2014]
Along Michigan's back roads, thousands of child... [Published Michigan Live - Aug 13 2014]
CSM receives grants to serve students, tri-county [Published Maryland Bay Net - Aug 13 2014]
Better World: Many positives noted for children [Published Florida Times-Union - Aug 12 2014]
Brownback shooting for 100K new jobs [Published Topeka Capital-Journal - Aug 12 2014]
Get to Know a NMTC Housing Deal [Published JD Supra - Aug 12 2014]
College- and Career-Readiness—Preschool is Impo... [Published Council of State Governments - Aug 11 2014]
College and Career Readiness: Does it Begin in ... [Published Council of State Governments - Aug 11 2014]
These Are The Worst States For Underprivileged ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 11 2014]
Treasure Coast Newspapers, Stuart, Fla., Michae... [Published Insurance News Net - Aug 11 2014]
As You Hoped And/Or Feared (Gwen Moritz Editor'... [Published Arkansas Business - Aug 11 2014]
We’re only No. 18? Our state not so great for o... [Published Walla Walla Union-Bulletin - Aug 10 2014]
Katz Deserves Great Credit, Not Firing [Published Hartford Courant - Aug 09 2014]
Abuse of Kids in Prison: We've Been Here Before [Published Open Society Institute Soros Foundation Network - Aug 08 2014]
Rick Wilson: State leads pack in juvenile justice [Published Charleston Gazette - Aug 08 2014]
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The 2014 KIDS COUNT Data Book [Published Full Text Reports... - 6 hours ago]
The 2014 KIDS COUNT Data Book Source: Annie E. Casey Foundation The KIDS COUNT Data Book is an annual publication that assesses child well-being nationally and across the 50 states, as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Using an index of ...
Report: Kids Lose Ground in Poverty, Gain Groun... [Published Hfuw's Blog - Jul 28 2014]
When it comes to poverty rates, children in America are losing ground. According to the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s annual Kids Count Data Book , nearly one in four children in 2012 were living in families below the poverty line. That’s the bad news. ...
The many stubborn kinds of inequality that chil... [Published Ezra Klein - Jul 23 2014]
Flickr user Spyros Papaspyropoulos In the 25 years since the Annie E. Casey Foundation began producing an annual databook on the status of American children, their well-being has improved in some significant ways: Teen pregnancies are much less ...
What Miracle? New Study Finds 1 in 4 Texas Chil... [Published Burnt Orange Report - Jul 23 2014]
A new report released yesterday found that Texas is still one of the worst states in the U.S. to be a kid. The KIDS COUNT Data Book , a collection of data on child well-being put together by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, has ranked Texas within ...
Southwest, South Score Low on Child Welfare Index [Published TIME.com - Jul 22 2014]
(ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) — Several states in the Deep South and Southwest have earned dismal scores on an annual child welfare index that cited poverty and single-parent house households as worrisome trends that must be turned around for things to improve. ...
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