ERIC Number: ED405949
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Kansas Kids Count Data Book, 1996.
Kansas Action for Children, Inc., Topeka.
This 1996 Kids Count data book presents data on 20 indicators of child well-being in Kansas, grouped into 6 areas: economic well-being, physical health and safety, educational achievement, early childhood care and education, emotional well-being, and social behavior and social control. The data are grouped by county for each indicator, by indicator for each county, and by indicator for the state as a whole. The report indicates that data improved in eight areas: (1) high school graduates pursuing post-secondary education/training; (2) births to mothers with less than a high school degree; (3) Head Start participation; (4) births with early prenatal care; (5) childhood death rate; (6) infant mortality; (7) use of drugs by youth; and (8) availability of licensed child care. However, data worsened in six other areas: (1) births to single teens; (2) low birth weight babies; (3) students graduating high school; (4) teen violent deaths; (5) juvenile arrests; and (6) children approved for free school meals. (EAJ)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Births to Single Women, Child Abuse, Child Health, Child Neglect, Children, Dropout Rate, Early Childhood Education, Early Parenthood, Economic Status, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Infant Mortality, Poverty, Prenatal Care, Preschool Education, Social Indicators, Statistical Surveys, Substance Abuse, Tables (Data), Well Being
Kansas Action for Children, Inc., 715 S.W. 10th Street, Topeka, KS 66612 ($13, plus $2 shipping and handling).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Annie E. Casey Foundation, Baltimore, MD.
Authoring Institution: Kansas Action for Children, Inc., Topeka.
Identifiers - Location: Kansas