Florida Media Summary

2014 KIDS COUNT Data Snapshot: Early Reading Proficiency in the United States

2013 KIDS COUNT Policy Report: The First Eight Years- giving kids a foundation for lifetime success

2013 KIDS COUNT Data Book

2013 KIDS COUNT Data Snapshot: Youth Incarceration

2012 KIDS COUNT Data Book (visit)

2012 KIDS COUNT Kinship Care Report (visit)

2012 KIDS COUNT Data Snapshot on High Poverty Communities (pdf)

2011 KIDS COUNT Data Book

KIDS COUNT is a national and state-by-state project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation to track the status of children in the United States. The KIDS COUNT Data Book provides the most credible data on child well-being and is the only source that measures national and state-by-state trends on a wide range of indicators. Additional resources include:

KIDS COUNT Data Center

The Foundation also funds a national network of state-level KIDS COUNT projects that provide a more detailed, county-by-county picture of the condition of children.

Florida KIDS COUNT (FKC)

serves to inform Floridians and their policy makers about the quality of life for Florida's children, and to build leadership and accountability for action on behalf of our children. Data is updated regularly for use at the national, state and local levels and includes county specific information, statewide measures and comparisons among counties and regions within Florida.

FKC Goals
  • Develop child well-being indicators
  • Provide technical assistance and consultation services
  • Centralize current research efforts policy agendas, and program activities
  • Develop and disseminate data rich products
    • Products from all 53 contributing KIDS COUNT projects National and Florida foundations
    • Reports and products from numerous research affiliates
    • National, state, and county government and private agencies
    • Private and public associations
    • Training centers and institute