North Dakota KIDS COUNT is part of KIDS COUNT, a national and state-by-state effort to track the status of children, sponsored by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Supported by the Center for Social Research at North Dakota State University, North Dakota KIDS COUNT measures the educational, social, economic, and physical well-being of children in North Dakota in order to inform local and state discussions about how to secure better futures for all of North Dakota’s children.
Now Available! - Early Reading Proficiency in the United States. On January 28, 2014, this data snapshot was released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. This report provides policymakers, advocates, and citizens with information on why it's critical that all children become proficient in early reading regardless of their race, socioeconomic level, or where they live.
Now Available! - Child Abuse and Neglect in North Dakota. The December 2013 issue of Insights on Children focuses on the numbers and rates of child abuse and neglect occurring in North Dakota, by county. The Insights publication is a two-page fact sheet that is released quarterly by North Dakota KIDS COUNT.
Now Available! - The First Eight Years: Building a Foundation for Lifetime Success. On Nov. 4, 2013, this policy report was released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. This report provides policymakers, advocates, and citizens with information on how to meet the needs of every child between birth through age eight through evidence based policy solutions.