National KIDS COUNT Data Book
On July 21, 2015, the Annie E. Casey Foundation released the 26th annual national KIDS COUNT Data Book, a state-by-state report on children’s well-being. This year’s Data Book finds that Rhode Island ranks 31st in the nation for overall child well-being, down from 26th last year. For more information, please see the press release, Rhode Island profile, and the entire Data Book, as well as coverage by the Providence Journal and the Providence Business News and Rhode Island Public Radio.
2015 Legislative Wrap-Up released
Rhode Island KIDS COUNT is pleased to release the 2015 Legislative Wrap-Up, which reports on selected laws and budget appropriations affecting children in the areas of economic well-being, health, safety, early learning and development, and education considered in the Rhode Island General Assembly's 2015 Legislative Session.