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ERIC Number: ED466284
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 41
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Kids Count in Nebraska: 2000 Report.
Johnston, Janet M.
This Kids Count report examines statewide trends and county data on the well-being of Nebraska's children. Section 1 contains a commentary on juvenile justice in Nebraska. Section 2, the bulk of this statistical report, presents findings on indicators of well-being in eight areas: (1) child abuse and neglect/domestic violence (investigated and substantiated cases, reporting, types of abuse, child abuse fatalities in 1999, domestic violence shelters, how domestic violence affects children); (2) early childhood care and education (early childhood development and programs, child care facilities and subsidies, research); (3) economic well-being (TANF, earned income tax credit, single parent families, divorce and child support); (4) education (high school graduates, school dropouts, expelled students, special education); (5) physical and behavioral health (births, prenatal care, low birth weight, births to teens, out-of-wedlock births, immunizations, infant mortality, child deaths, access to health care, blood lead levels, mental health and substance abuse treatment, regional centers, community-based services, youth risk behavior survey); (6) juvenile justice (juvenile arrests, probation, youth rehabilitation and treatment centers, victims of rape, adult jail and parole for juveniles); (7) nutrition (food stamps, USDA nutrition programs); and (8) out-of-home care and adoption (out-of-home care, state foster care review board, children in out-of-home care, licensed and approved foster homes, lack of foster care homes, multiple placements, race and ethnicity, adoption services). Section 3 presents county data notes. Section 4 presents specific county data in table form. Sections 5 through 7 present information concerning methodology, data sources, definitions, references, and Kids Count Team members. (SD)
Voices for Children in Nebraska, 7521 Main Street, Suite 103, Omaha, NE 68127 ($10). Tel: 402-597-3100; Fax: 402-597-2705; Web site: http://www.voicesforchildren.com.
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: Voices for Children in Nebraska, Omaha.
Identifiers - Location: Nebraska