Research Report Every Kid Counts in the District of Columbia
16th Annual Fact Book 2009
Jennifer Comey, Kaitlin Franks, David Price, Michel Grosz, Lesley Freiman
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The 16th annual Fact Book is a comprehensive data source for indicators of child well-being in the District of Columbia. It tracks the progression of child well-being over time, as well as differences in child well-being across wards and races/ethnicities. It is organized to reflect the six citywide goals for children and youth in DC: children are ready for school; children and youth succeed in school; children and youth are healthy and practice healthy behaviors; children and youth engage in meaningful activities; children and youth live in healthy, stable, and supportive families; and all youth make a successful transition to adulthood.
Research Areas Crime, justice, and safety Education Social safety net Race and equity
Tags Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Racial and ethnic disparities K-12 education Juvenile justice Racial barriers to accessing the safety net Racial and ethnic disparities in criminal justice Racial equity in education
Policy Centers Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center