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National KIDS COUNT Project

Project ID: 415
CIC Member?:
No
Active Project?:
Yes
Year Project Began:
1989
Year of Latest Report:
2010
Last Update: 07/06/12
Project LocationUnited States
State/ProvinceAll
CountryUSA
Lead OrganizationThe Annie E. Casey Foundation
Type of Organization

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Geographic Scope (The level of geography at which the indicator data is collected):
Municipality, County, Metropolitan, State/Province, National

Issue Areas:
Children/Youth/Families, Economy, Education, Employment, Health, Housing, Other, Population, Poverty, Public Safety, Social

Keywords:
Child well-being, Child well-being data, Kids data, Birth, Health insurance

Project Description

"KIDS COUNT, a project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, is a national and state-by-state effort to track the status of children in the United States. By providing policymakers and citizens with benchmarks of child well-being, KIDS COUNT seeks to enrich local, state, and national discussions concerning ways to secure better futures for all children. At the national level, the principal activities of the initiative are the publication of the annual KIDS COUNT Data Book and the maintenance of the KIDS COUNT Data Center, which use the best available data to measure the educational, social, economic, and physical well-being of children. The foundation also funds a nationwide network of state-level KIDS COUNT projects that provide a more detailed, community-by-community picture of the condition of children. You can access data at: http://datacenter.kidscount.org

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Community Indicators – Performance Measures Integration

Does this project have Community Indicators?: Yes
The National KIDS COUNT project collects National, State and City-level (for the 50 largest cities) and Congressional District data. Our state network of KIDS COUNT grantees collect county, school district and other levels of geographies.

Does this project have Performance Measures?: No

Has this project integrated Community Indicators and Performance Measures?: No

Contact Information

Laura Beavers
The Annie E. Casey Foundation
701 St. Paul Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
USA

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