Regional Stories

Families Need A Financial Cushion to Give Kids Better Outcomes

January 21, 2016

TOPEKA, Kan. - A family's assets are key for a financial future, according to a new brief which also finds a persistent gap in savings between white ...Read More

Savings Can Steer Families Towards Future Security

January 21, 2016

OKLAHOMA - A medical bill or car repair can easily set any low-income family back, but an emergency can especially decimate the savings of families ...Read More

Report: New Jersey Kids Face Race, Ethnicity Obstacles

April 1, 2014

NEWARK, N.J. - New Jersey children look like superstars in a new report that examines progress on benchmarks related to education, health and safety. ...Read More

Report: Race and Ethnicity Complicate Oklahoma Kids’ Success

April 1, 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - A report released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation tracks Oklahoma children's well-being in education, health and ...Read More

“Color of Success” for Kids in Delaware Marked in Report

April 1, 2014

NEWARK, Del. - Children in Delaware are doing better than the national average when comes to meeting life's benchmarks associated with success as ...Read More

"Race for Results" Report Shows Louisiana Kids Face Obstacles

April 1, 2014

NEW ORLEANS - A report released today by The Annie E. Casey Foundation examines childhood benchmarks by race and ethnicity, and finds that black and ...Read More

Report Hints at Growing Diversity in Vermont

April 1, 2014

MONTPELIER, Vt. - Vermont is ranked in the top tier of a new report from The Annie E. Casey Foundation released today that scrutinizes how well ...Read More

Rhode Island: Targeted Investments Needed in Children

November 5, 2013

PROVIDENCE, R. I. – The first eight years of a child's life is a critical window of time that can help determine success. And when children live in ...Read More

55 Percent of SC’s Youngest Kids are Low-Income

November 5, 2013

COLUMBIA, S. C. – Low-income children are less likely to be in preschool and yet, they're most likely to need those high-quality early learning ...Read More

Report: Vermont Needs to Step Up for Youngest Citizens

November 5, 2013

MONTPELIER, Vt. – Low-income children are less likely to be in preschool and yet, they're likely to need those high-quality early learning ...Read More

Call to Kansas: Invest More in Children Before Age 8

November 4, 2013

TOPEKA, Kan. - The window of time between birth and age eight offers the golden opportunity to set kids on the path to success. Brain architecture is ...Read More

Pathway to Success for Louisiana’s Children Set by Age 8

November 4, 2013

NEW ORLEANS, La. - The first eight years of a child's life are a critical window that can help determine success. A report released today by the ...Read More

New Jersey Focuses on “Eight” for the Win

November 4, 2013

NEWARK, N.J. - The first eight years of a child's life are a critical window that can help determine success. A report released today by the Annie E. ...Read More

Report: More Utah Children Living in the Poorest Neighborhoods

February 23, 2012

SALT LAKE CITY - The number of children living in high-poverty communities in Utah has increased by 80 percent during the past decade, according to a ...Read More

More Georgia Kids Growing up in Poor Neighborhoods

02/23/2012

ATLANTA - A new KIDS COUNT Data Snapshot from the Annie E. Casey Foundation released today shows the number of children living in high-poverty ...Read More

More Kids Growing up in Poor Neighborhoods in SC

02/23/2012

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The number of children living in high-poverty communities has increased by 115 percent in South Carolina during the past decade, ...Read More

More Kids Growing up in Delaware's Poorest Neighborhoods

February 23, 2012

NEWARK, Del. - A new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation released today shows that the number of children in Delaware living in high-poverty ...Read More

Report: Poverty Persistent for Rhode Island Kids

February 23, 2012

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - A new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation released today shows that the number of children in Rhode Island living in ...Read More

Puerto Rico Tops List for Kids Living in "Concentrated Poverty"

February 23, 2012

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - More than four out of five children live in an area of concentrated poverty in Puerto Rico, according to a new KIDS COUNT ...Read More

Report: More NJ Kids Live in High-Poverty Communities

February 23, 2012

TRENTON, N.J. - The number of children in New Jersey growing up in high-poverty communities has increased by 24 percent since 2000, according to the ...Read More