Florida KIDS COUNT
Wraparound Orange Presents: A Data Framework for Addressing the Needs of Orange County's Children, Youth & Families. 
(Tampa, FL: University of South Florida, College of Behavioral & Community Sciences, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Department of Child & Family Studies, Florida KIDS COUNT.) Statewide and Orange County indicators are presented including population, living arrangements, education, select risk indicators, and youth and the law. This work is a collaboration between Wraparound Orange, and the Department of Child and Family Studies at the University of South Florida as part of a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration grant to develop a system of care for children, youth and their families. View.
Florida Mothers & Babies 
A brief presenting data on Florida's young mothers focusing on 2012 data along with trend data. The brief includes data by age categories, race and ethnicity, marital status, birth weight, prenatal care, delivery payment source, and WIC participation. View brief.
Florida Education Snapshot 
This brief uses Florida demographic and education data to provide a snapshot of the state of education in our state and key indicators that affect education outcomes. View report.
National KIDS COUNT
New KIDS COUNT Data Snapshot: Early Reading Proficiency in the United States
In a new KIDS COUNT data snapshot, the Annie E. Casey Foundation finds that 80 percent of lower-income fourth graders and 66 percent of all kids are not reading proficiently - a key predictor of a student's future educational and economic success. This new snapshot ties in to the third recommendation of KIDS COUNT's latest policy report (see below), More information.
New KIDS COUNT Policy Report
The First Eight Years: Giving Kids a Foundation for Lifetime Success
The Annie E. Casey Foundation's latest KIDS COUNT policy report presents a strong case for investing in the early years of a child's life. Decades of brain and child development research show that kids who enter kindergarten with below-average language and cognitive skills can catch up - but only if they are physically healthy and have strong social and emotional skills. Read complete press release from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. More information.