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This report provides a clear blueprint for closing youth prisons and replacing them with community-based juvenile justice services. Readers will learn how this new system can hold youth accountable — without resorting to incarceration — while cultivating a young person’s strengths, interests and sense of belonging.
The percentage of youth who are unemployed has steadily declined since 2011 and the percentage of young adults with a college degree is on the rise.
Close to six million kids in America have experienced losing a parent to prison or jail — and this number is growing.
Mississippi and Massachusetts are polar opposites when it comes to educational attainment rates among residents and also median income values among households with kids.
Learn and Earn to Achieve Potential (LEAP) turned one in September 2017. Casey checks in on the initiative’s early results and finds that there’s plenty to celebrate.
Because foster parents play a critical role in supporting children in foster care, who often have experienced trauma, the Casey Foundation developed ARC Reflections, a nine-session program that child welfare agencies can use to train foster parents to better care for children who have had traumatic experiences.
American Indian kids are struggling to access paths to opportunity, according to the Casey Foundation’s recently released
Race for Results report.
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The KIDS COUNT Data Book
See a detailed picture of how U.S. kids are faring. We rank states on overall child well-being, economic well-being, education, health and family and community factors.
What We Know
Blueprints for Healthy Youth Development helps communities and professionals find and fund proven programs that promote children’s health and development.
The U.S. lock-up rate for young people is rapidly declining. Check out our infographic underscoring the sea change in youth confinement that is underway.
Every child needs and deserves to grow up in a safe, loving and nurturing family – a family whose support is unconditional and will last a lifetime.
One in 11 U.S. kids will live in kinship care at some point before the age of 18. What can we do to support relative caregivers to ensure that their children thrive.
Effectively serving girls are among the most difficult issues facing detention leaders. We offer a how-to guide to help administrators create needed reforms.
This KIDS COUNT policy report makes the case for investing in an integrated and comprehensive solution to meet the developmental needs of all children through age 8,