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ERIC Number: ED434759
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 201
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Kids Count Data Book on Louisiana's Children, 1999.
Agenda for Children, New Orleans, LA.
This Kids Count data book provides statistics on the well-being of children in Louisiana. Data are provided for the state as a whole and for each of Louisiana's 64 parishes. An introduction summarizes findings for 1999, and a final section summarizes trends in the data over the past several years. Indicators used in the report to measure child well-being are: (1) population; (2) poverty; (3) employment and income (median family income, percent and number unemployed); (4) children receiving aid from Family Independence Temporary Assistance Program (FITAP), Medicaid, food stamps, Women Infants and Children (WIC) program, child care assistance, and FINDWORK child care; (5) maternal and child health (percent births to teens, percent low birth weight, percent women receiving adequate prenatal care, infant mortality rate, immunization rates); (6) children in trouble (children in custody/under supervision of Office of Youth Development, crimes against property, crimes against persons); (7) child abuse and neglect (physical abuse, neglect, sexual abuse, children in foster care); and (8) public education (registration, per pupil expenditure, teacher salary, exceptional children program, dropout rates). (EV)
Agenda for Children, P.O. Box 51837, New Orleans, LA 70151 ($12). Tel: 504-586-8509; Fax: 504-586-8522; e-mail: agenda for; Web site: . ($12).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Annie E. Casey Foundation, Baltimore, MD.
Authoring Institution: Agenda for Children, New Orleans, LA.
Identifiers - Location: Louisiana