2018 Kids Count Data Book
Posted by Annie E. Casey Foundation on July 16, 2018
2018 Kids Count Data Book published by Casey Foundation
The Annie E. Casey Foundation has released the 2018 KIDS COUNT Data Book, presenting national and state-level data on 16 key indicators of child well-being.
Indicator domains include Economic Well-Being, Education, Health, and Family and Community. States are ranked, best to worst, on overall child well-being, and on each of the four domains.
National trends show some improvement over the years since the Great Recession, particularly in the Economic domain, but many racial inequities persist. A Foreword spotlights the threats to well-being posed by the possibility that the 2020 Census count—vital for an equitable distribution of resources across communities—will miss as many as a million children.
To explore the data, go here.
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