Tag: Kids Count Data Book

New Kids Count Report Ranks Arizona 45th in Nation

| June 27, 2016
New Kids Count Report Ranks Arizona 45th in Nation

The Annie E. Casey Foundation is out with its annual KIDS COUNT® Data Book, ranking Arizona 45th overall, up from 46th in 2015…

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High Childhood Poverty Rate in Coconino County Affects Overall Well-being

| July 27, 2015
High Childhood Poverty Rate in Coconino County Affects Overall Well-being

A nationwide study released by KidsCount ranked Arizona 46th for the well-being of children, the same rank it received last year. In Coconino County, about 28 percent of children live in poverty, slightly higher than the state rate of 26 percent, according to the study.

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AZ Hovering Near the Bottom for Overall Wellbeing of Children

| July 28, 2014
AZ Hovering Near the Bottom for Overall Wellbeing of Children

Arizona continues to hover near the bottom nationally for the overall well-being of its children, a new study shows. Childhood poverty, a ballooning number of children in foster care, and a shrinking number of 3- and 4-year-olds enrolled in preschool contributed to the state’s problems, according to 2012 data analyzed by the Annie E. Casey Foundation […]

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New AZ and National Kids Count Data Just Released

| July 21, 2014
New AZ and National Kids Count Data Just Released

Children’s Action Alliance, in partnership with the Annie E. Casey Foundation, released two new comprehensive data reports so leaders in the state can be better informed to create action steps that improve children’s health, education, and security. The Arizona KIDS COUNT® Data Book complements the 25th Edition of the nationalKIDS COUNT® Data Book by delving into county level statistics, […]

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