Annie E. Casey Foundation

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Name: Annie E. Casey Foundation
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Juvenile lockup boosts portion size, fruit intake

TopekaAs a test, the Shawnee County Juvenile Detention Center began in July to double the size of the meals it serves to the 10- to 17-year-olds incarcerated there. The experiment also involved replacing the sugary snack that had been provided each evening ... [Published Eudora News - 10 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

First Focus - Briefing

**NewTIME: 11 a.m.EVENT: First Focus holds a briefing on " Permanent Homes for Foster Youth."PARTICIPANTS: Nicole Dobbins of Voice for Adoption; MaryLee Allen of the Children's Defense Fund ; Christine Calpin of Casey Family Programs ; Rob Geen of the ... [Published 4 Traders - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Maryville program first of its kind in SC

Through collaboration with First Steps and Small Minds of Tomorrow, Georgetown Housing Authority is now able to offer the 4K program to both housing authority residents and the surrounding community.“GHA is the first Public Housing Authority in South ... [Published Georgetown Times - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

A Case for Abolishing Juvenile Prisons

Juvenile Detention Center by Stuart McAlpine via Flickr. (CC by 2.0)By Sara Mayeux via The Awl (follow the link to read the rest of this piece, this article is long-ish):Last month,  archaeologists identified  the first of the fifty-five human bodies ... [Published Disinformation - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Juvenile justice reforms have worked: Guest opinion

By In recent months, some voices have emerged to suggest that Multnomah County and Oregon return to the old days of juvenile justice – when officials were locking up a greater number of young people who got into trouble. But before we travel too far down ... [Published Oregonian - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Elementary math curriculum workshops for I.F. parents this week

Two Idaho Falls school districts are hosting workshops this week to educate parents on the newly implemented kindergarten- through sixth-grade math curriculum called Math in Focus.Bonneville Joint School District 93 will hold the “Parent University” workshop ... [Published Post Register - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Appalachian children fall behind in new study

_ Children in local Ohio counties have a lower level of well-being than children throughout the rest of the state, according to data released this week. According to Children's Defense Fund of Ohio's Kids Count 2014 data compiled by the Annie E. Casey ... [Published Steubenville Herald-Star - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

We still have a juvenile incarceratiom problem

Seven years ago when photographing for an architectural project I was working on at the time, I visited a juvenile detention facility in Texas. While there, I asked a staff member if he would ever be so successful at rehabilitating young people that he ... [Published The Hill - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

Report: Wisconsin ranks last in African-American child welfare

9:18 a.m. CDTUNDATED (WSAU-Wheeler News)  Wisconsin is the worst place in the nation to be a black child. That's according to a new report from the state's Council on Children-and-Families. It said the Badger State ranks last in the nation based on 12 ... [Published 1440 WNFL - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Literacy Advocate Talks Up Campaign For Grade-Level Reading

A national advocate for literacy told a Cleveland audience Monday that efforts to boost kids’ reading skills must extend beyond the walls of the public schools. Ralph Smith directs the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading spearheaded by the Baltimore-based ... [Published IdeaStream - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 2 reports

Education and health have improved for US children, says annual report - Yahoo News

Early Years Cook's TrainingGrub4life offer a range of specialist cookery master classes and ...General NewsEducation and health have improved for US children, says annual reportYahoo NewsChild-wellness indicators like education and health came off better ... [Published Grub4Life - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Where it's good to be a kid

Connecticut is the nation's seventh-best state for children, thanks to high marks in education and health, according to a report released this summer by the Annie E. Casey Foundation .While No. 7 is an impressive ranking, there's room for improvement ... [Published Stamford Advocate - Aug 29 2014]

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"We wanted to see if that would make a difference" said county corrections department spokesman Maj...
"We're telling the true stories of authentic black men who are assets to society, who regularly do things to improve the lives of their families and communities" says Trabian Shorters, BMe's founder and CEO. "There's a false impression that these men don't exist."
...juvenile corrections systems in the nation, by one survey, the second most expensive system per capita in the country," the report states. "Despite the amount of money being spent for this system, however, Oregon faces one of the worst juvenile crime problems in the nation in the realm of crimes over which our juvenile justice system has jurisdiction."
...that does such a review should contain equal representation from law enforcement and juvenile system representatives,'' Foote and French wrote. "We know from personal experience that it can be difficult to challenge the status quo, but that is exactly what is required here. We look forward to seeing the results of their efforts."

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Maryland Schools Not #1 In Two Other Recent Ran... [Published Citybizlist - 1 hour ago]
Juvenile lockup boosts portion size, fruit intake [Published Eudora News - 10 hours ago]
First Focus - Briefing [Published 4 Traders - 14 hours ago]
Op-Ed: Incarcerating disturbed youth is a flawe... [Published The Connecticut Mirror - Sep 22 2014]
Child poverty continues to climb in Mass. [Published Boston Globe - Sep 22 2014]
Maryville program first of its kind in SC [Published Georgetown Times - Sep 21 2014]
Award recognizes leading black men in Baltimore [Published Maryland Gazette - Sep 21 2014]
When the mothers saw wrong and led a change [Published Black Hills Pioneer - Sep 20 2014]
NAACP, WE tv Host Concert for Child Literacy at... [Published Afro American Newspaper - Sep 19 2014]
Workforce Alliance, Gateway Community College j... [Published New Haven Register - Sep 19 2014]
Take a tour with 'da mayor' of Seattle Dick Fal... [Published Seattle Times - Sep 19 2014]
Bush daughter celebrates teen mentors in Kennebunk [Published Portsmouth Herald - Sep 18 2014]
Report: Oregon faces one of the worst juvenile ... [Published Katu.com - Sep 18 2014]
Volunteer readers needed [Published Exeter NewsLetter - Sep 18 2014]
Task Force Will Examine Criticism of Juvenile J... [Published WWeek - Sep 18 2014]
Multnomah County creates task force to review r... [Published Oregonian - Sep 17 2014]
A Case for Abolishing Juvenile Prisons [Published Disinformation - Sep 17 2014]
Juvenile justice reforms have worked: Guest opi... [Published Oregonian - Sep 16 2014]
NAACP and WE tv present, ‘Concert for a Cause: ... [Published NAACP - Sep 16 2014]
Reader's Digest Launches Four-Year R.E.A.D. Tog... [Published TheStreet.com - Sep 16 2014]
Elementary math curriculum workshops for I.F. p... [Published Post Register - Sep 16 2014]
PCCUA selected among 16 national community coll... [Published Stuttgart Daily Leader - Sep 15 2014]
Oregon DA Likes FBI Arrest Stats, Unless They S... [Published High Times - Sep 15 2014]
Who Determines Whether Someone Has A 'Latino He... [Published NPR - Sep 15 2014]
Appalachian children fall behind in new study [Published Steubenville Herald-Star - Sep 14 2014]
New Hampshire's child poverty is unacceptable [Published Hampton Union - Sep 14 2014]
Pastors join forces to break jail cycle [Published Waterloo/Cedar Falls Courier - Sep 13 2014]
We still have a juvenile incarceratiom problem [Published The Hill - Sep 13 2014]
Lufkin child advocacy groups helping change chi... [Published KTRE - Sep 13 2014]
Lilly execs make pitch for local preschool educ... [Published Indianapolis Business Journal - Sep 12 2014]
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The 2014 KIDS COUNT Data Book [Published Full Text Reports... - Aug 21 2014]
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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