North Dakota KIDS COUNT is a state and county-by-county effort to track the status of children in North Dakota. It is sponsored by the Annie E. Casey Foundation and supported by the Center for Social Research at North Dakota State University. By providing policymakers and citizens with benchmarks of child well-being, North Dakota KIDS COUNT seeks to enrich local and state discussions concerning ways to secure a better future for all children.
Are North Dakota students graduating high school ready for college and 21st century careers? The September 2015 Insights on Children highlights the ACT scores among 2014 North Dakota high school graduates - and takes a look at whether or not, based on these scores, they are ready for college-level courses in English, reading, math, and science.
North Dakota ranks No. 7 in the 2015 Data Book. The 2015 Data Book from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, released on July 21, ranks states in key areas of child well-being - Education, Health, Economic Well-Being, and Family and Community. Learn more by downloading the new report.
More North Dakota Grandparents are Raising Their Grandchildren. The June 2015 issue of Insights on Children focuses on the increasing number of grandparents in North Dakota who are living with and responsible for their grandchildren. The Insights publication is a two-page fact sheet that is released quarterly by North Dakota KIDS COUNT.