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Auspos, Patricia – Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2018
This case study shows how data systems can be combined to identify educational risk factors and then develop and implement solutions for addressing them. It shares a detailed account of strategies -- made possible through data systems developed by the Poverty Center -- that various stakeholders utilized to protect children in Cleveland from lead…
Descriptors: Housing, School Readiness, Physical Environment, Data
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2018
A decade after the Great Recession, millions of job seekers in their late teens and twenties--especially young people of color and youth from low-income families--are still struggling to land and keep meaningful work, even as the economy improves. Traditional education and training models are failing to equip them with the skills and credentials…
Descriptors: Job Skills, Skill Development, Employment Potential, Credentials
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2018
This brief provides education administrators and partners (providers, intermediaries, funders) with strategies and examples from seven school districts nationwide that have successfully funded, implemented, and sustained evidence-based social and emotional learning (SEL) programs. School administrators from these districts were interviewed and…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Administrator Attitudes, Program Effectiveness
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2018
The Annie E. Casey Foundation's Family Economic Success-Early Childhood Education (FES-ECE) initiative, launched in October 2013, is rooted in the belief that families do better when programs can offer simultaneous support to children and parents. The report, designed to aid funders, is part of the Casey Foundation's ongoing commitment to sharing…
Descriptors: Family Programs, Intergenerational Programs, Poverty, Low Income Groups
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2018
The Casey Foundation's "2018 KIDS COUNT┬« Data Book" warns that the 2020 census is mired in challenges that could shortchange the official census count by at least 1 million kids younger than age 5. This discrepancy would put hundreds of millions of federal dollars at risk and, in doing so, underfund programs that are critical for family…
Descriptors: Child Welfare, Economic Impact, Annual Reports, Well Being
Mendel, Richard A. – Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2018
The Annie E. Casey Foundation presents its vision for transforming juvenile probation into a focused intervention that promotes personal growth, positive behavior change and long-term success for youth who pose significant risks for serious offending. Nearly a half-million young people are given some form of probation annually and it serves as a…
Descriptors: Juvenile Justice, Disproportionate Representation, Minority Groups, Youth
Mendel, Richard A. – Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2018
In this executive summary, the Annie E. Casey Foundation presents its vision for transforming juvenile probation into a focused intervention that promotes personal growth, positive behavior change and long-term success for youth who pose significant risks for serious offending. Probation is the most common disposition in juvenile justice,…
Descriptors: Juvenile Justice, Disproportionate Representation, Minority Groups, Youth
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2017
The "2017 KIDS COUNT Data Book" urges policymakers not to back away from targeted investments that help U.S. children become healthier, more likely to complete high school and better positioned to contribute to the nation's economy as adults. The "Data Book" also shows the child poverty rate in 2015 continued to drop, landing…
Descriptors: Child Welfare, Economic Impact, Annual Reports, Well Being
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2017
In this KIDS COUNT policy report, the Foundation explores the intersection of children, opportunity, race and immigration.The report features updated data for the Race for Results Index, which measures how children are progressing on key milestones by race and ethnicity at the national and state levels.The report also explores the significant…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Racial Differences, Ethnicity, Barriers
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2017
For more than 25 years, the Annie E. Casey Foundation has used the data-based advocacy of KIDS COUNT to raise the visibility of children's issues and to inform decision making at the state and local levels. Building on this work and the efforts of other groups nationwide that are using indicator analysis to contribute to positive change for…
Descriptors: Racial Differences, Ethnicity, Geographic Location, Child Development
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2017
The Annie E. Casey Foundation has been working to improve education, job opportunities, health and neighborhoods for Baltimore's children and families. The Baltimore Civic Site team invested in a participatory research pilot to help internal staff and other local partners engage the authentic voices and experiences of young people in Baltimore…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Participatory Research, Labor Force Development, Community Leaders
Auspos, Patricia – Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2017
With the emergence of "pay for success" programs, state and local governments have new opportunities to align services and demonstrate how service delivery investments in one system can improve outcomes in others and potentially save money. Integrated data systems that track individuals and families across different agencies are proving…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Child Welfare, Mothers, Parent Child Relationship
Auspos, Patricia – Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2017
An integrated data system (IDS) that links information from separate administrative data systems offers policymakers, program administrators and researchers a powerful tool to analyze interactive effects across systems and make more informed decisions to improve outcomes for vulnerable families. This case study discusses how two states (Washington…
Descriptors: Data Use, Child Welfare, Foster Care, Family Programs
Auspos, Patricia – Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2017
Across the country, collaborative efforts are bringing together a variety of organizations that work with school-age children and youth, including out-of-school time programs and nonprofit service agencies, to improve educational outcomes in their communities. However, linking activities to outcomes can be a particular problem for nonprofit…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Attendance, Academic Achievement, Educational Improvement
Auspos, Patricia – Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2017
Integrated data systems are often used to inform decision making at the top tiers of local or state government. Policymakers use analyses based on large numbers of integrated data system (IDS) records (from which personal identifying information has been removed) to understand the overlap between cases that receive services from different systems…
Descriptors: Prediction, Models, Data Use, Databases
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