Florida KIDS COUNT
Using data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the Office of Economic & Demographic Research (EDR), this brief depicts what Florida population looked like in the past and what is projected for our state. View report.
2012 DATA SUPPLEMENT: Why Reading by the End of Third Grade Still Matters in Florida
The link between grade level reading and high school graduation and economic success is proven - it has been estimated that every student who does not complete high school costs our society approximately $260,000 in lost earnings, taxes and productivity. View SUPPLEMENT. View REPORT.
1 in 4 Florida Children Under Age 18 Live in Poverty
The U.S. Census Bureau released 2011 state and district-level poverty data from the American Community Survey. Half in Ten, the campaign to cut poverty in half in ten years, released new advocacy tools in the fight against poverty. Find poverty rates for your state and congressional district.
Florida At a Glance Fact Sheet
Statewide indicator summaries of 2010 and 2011 data on population, birth indicators, education, child well-being, and youth and the law. County level data is available upon request. View report. View terminology
National KIDS COUNT
New Release from Annie E. Casey Foundation! KIDS COUNT Data Snapshot Looks at Safe Drop in Youth Incarceration
In the latest KIDS COUNT data snapshot on youth incarceration, the Annie E. Casey Foundation finds that the rate of young people locked up because of trouble with the law dropped more than 40 percent over a 15-year period, with no decrease in public safety. Learn more.
National KIDS COUNT Data Book 2012: This years' Data Book shows both promising progress and discouraging setbacks for the nation's children: While their academic achievement and health improved in most states, their economic well-being continued to decline.