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Advocates for Children of New Jersey, 2016
This annual snapshot of child well-being is intended to inform policymakers and the public of the progress of and challenges to ensuring the health, welfare, and safety of all children. Following an introduction, this report contains seven sections: (1) The State of Children and Families, including data on births and family structure; (2) The…
Descriptors: Well Being, Children, Family Characteristics, Child Health
Advocates for Children of New Jersey, 2015
This annual snapshot of child well-being is intended to inform policymakers and the public of the progress of and challenges to ensuring the health, welfare, and safety of all children. Following a special section on the racial disparities that exist among New Jersey children based on the Annie E. Casey Foundation's "Race for Results"…
Descriptors: Well Being, Children, Family Characteristics, Child Health
Advocates for Children of New Jersey, 2014
Each year, New Jersey Kids Count provides a statewide view of how New Jersey's children are faring, with the goal of providing comprehensive information to assist local, county, and state leaders--and the broader public--in setting priorities for the state's limited resources. This annual snapshot of child well-being is intended to inform…
Descriptors: Well Being, Children, Family Income, Housing
Deviney, Frances; Hattemer, Kori – Center for Public Policy Priorities, 2012
The 2012 data book explores how our kids have fared during the last decade--some outcomes are positive, some negative. But positive or negative outcomes for kids don't just happen. They are the inevitable results of effective or failed policy choices. The State of Texas Children 2012 combines data and policy to tell the story of Texas kids. It's…
Descriptors: Well Being, Child Welfare, Population Trends, Counties
Advocates for Children of New Jersey, 2010
For 15 years, "Newark Kids Count" has provided insight into the challenges facing Newark's children and families. This report presents the portrait of Newark children in 2010. A special section on Newark charter schools is also presented. Advocates for Children of New Jersey's (ACNJ's) goal in choosing this topic was to inform the…
Descriptors: Population Trends, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, English (Second Language), Enrollment Trends
Association for Children of New Jersey, 2007
For at least 40 years, Newark's name has been practically synonymous with poverty and crime. Its troubled image had roots in reality. For too many families, Newark has been a hard place to raise children. For too many children, it has been a rough place to grow up. But there are signs of change, as found in "Newark Kids Count 2007," an…
Descriptors: Population Trends, Educational Attainment, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, English (Second Language)
Traini, Cecilia – Association for Children of New Jersey, 2006
Over the past five years, Newark has seen creeping gains in several indicators of child and family well-being, particularly economics, education and health. Even though there is some good news to report, the fact remains that Newark children still suffer disproportionately compared to children growing up in other parts of Essex County, New Jersey…
Descriptors: Population Trends, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, English (Second Language), Enrollment Trends
Association for Children of New Jersey, 2005
For the 8th year, "Newark Kids Count 2005" paints a statistical portrait of city children, who are born with so much promise and given so few chances to fulfill that promise. As the city, and indeed the state, labor to build a child welfare system that keeps children safe and families together, everyone must remember that real children…
Descriptors: Population Trends, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, English (Second Language), Enrollment Trends
Association for Children of New Jersey, 2004
"Newark Kids Count 2004" presents a statistical snapshot of child well-being that can be used to inform those efforts to create a strong community safety net for Newark's youngest citizens. Following is a look at some of the major trends documented in this year's report: (1) Poverty persists; (2) Nutritional supports lag; (3) Unmarried…
Descriptors: Community Services, Tax Credits, Child Welfare, Welfare Services
Ziegler, Derek – Association for Children of New Jersey, 2004
"Camden Kids Count 2004" provides a snapshot of child well-being in one of New Jersey's most impoverished cities, in the hopes of helping both city and state policymakers make use of limited resources to help New Jersey's neediest children. Here are some major findings documented in this report: (1) Thirty-five percent of Camden's…
Descriptors: Population Trends, English (Second Language), Postsecondary Education, Transportation
2003
This Kids Count data book details statewide trends in the well-being of Virginia's children. The statistical portrait is based on indicators of child well-being in five areas: healthy births, adolescent well-being, health and safety, education, and economic security. Specific indicators examined are: (1) births to single women; (2) early prenatal…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Accidents, Adolescents, Birth Weight
Coffin, Linda – 2003
This KIDS COUNT data book examines trends in the well-being of Minnesotas children. The statistical portrait is based on 11 indicators of child well-being: (1) children living in poverty; (2) children in families receiving food stamps; (3) children receiving free or reduced-price school lunch; (4) children born to teenage mothers; (5) children…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Birth Weight, Births to Single Women, Child Abuse
Connell, Frederick A.; Brandon, Richard; Hill, Sheri L.; Carter, S. Louise; Garrison, Michelle M.; DeWys, Shelley; Mandell, Dorothy J. – 2002
This Kids Count report is the tenth to examine annually statewide trends in the well-being of Washington's children and focuses on child poverty and the needs of the working poor. The statistical portrait is based on indicators of child well-being in five areas: (1) family and community, including teen birth rate, teen pregnancy rate, births to…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Birth Weight, Births to Single Women
Coffin, Linda – 2002
This KIDS COUNT data book examines trends in the well-being of Minnesota's children. The statistical portrait is based on 11 indicators of child well-being: (1) children living in poverty; (2) children in families receiving food stamps; (3) children receiving free or reduced-price school lunch; (4) children born to teenage mothers; (5) children…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Birth Weight, Births to Single Women, Child Abuse
Chavis, Karen, Ed. – 2002
This KIDS COUNT data book examines trends in the well-being of New York's children. The statistical portrait is based on six general areas of children's well-being: (1) economic security; (2) physical and emotional health; (3) education; (4) citizenship; (5) family; and (6) community. Following an introductory section addressing the 2000 census…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Accidents, Adolescents, Alcohol Abuse
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