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Rhode Island KIDS COUNT Makes Data local at Newport event 

At the Newport Data in Your Backyard event on October 6, 2015, Policy Analyst Stephanie Geller presented community-level data on Newport child and family well-being. A few data trends discussed at the event:
- Percent of infants born at highest risk continues to decline
- Newport has the third highest rate of child abuse and neglect in the state
- Data show improvements in Newport Public Schools – chronic absenteeism has declined, improved high school graduation rate
- For more, please see the press release, presentation, event pictures, and Newport Daily News article.

Save the Date! Celebration of Children's Health Luncheon

Rhode Island KIDS COUNT's annual Celebration of Children's Health Luncheon will be held on Monday, November 16, 2015 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. A formal invitation will follow, and registration information will be available soon. 

The Factbook

The 2015 Factbook is now available

The Rhode Island KIDS COUNT Factbook tracks the progress of 70 indicators, across five areas of child well-being. View the 2015 Factbook

Rhode Island KIDS COUNT works to improve the health, safety, education, economic security, and development of Rhode Island’s children.


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