Georgia Drops in KIDS COUNT RankingPrint This Post
National Study Shows Georgia Is at a Tipping Point and on the verge of becoming a majority-minority state. It’s Time to Improve the Lives of Our Children.
Read the release.
Read the Georgia 2009 KIDS COUNT Fact Sheet.
The 2009 KIDS COUNT briefing featured speakers who challenged policymakers, child and family advocates, and concerned citizens to use KIDS COUNT data to initiate the kind of action that will allow Georgia to leapfrog to a place where there are quality opportunities for every child.
View their presentations and the KIDS COUNT data briefing.
2009 Georgia KIDS COUNT Products
|Georgia’s Children by the Numbers|
|Snapshot of Georgia’s Young Children 0-5|
|Snapshot of Georgia’s Children 6-11|
|Snapshot of Georgia’s Youth 12-17|
|Improving Indicators for Children and Families|
Georgia at the Tipping Point:
Making 20 years of Data COUNT for KIDS and Families
Trends in health, education, and economic indicators show varying degrees of progress. However, Georgia has consistently remained in the bottom ten states for two decades. The gains we’ve made pale in comparison to existing—and emerging—challenges and disparities. GaFCP examines some of these trends and challenges as we consider their impact on the viability of our state.
Download charts and graphs from Georgia at the Tipping Point.
National Foundation Calls for “Data Revolution” to Track Progress, Improve Lives of Vulnerable Kids: 2009 KIDS COUNT Data Book and New KIDS COUNT Data Center Show Slight Improvement Over 2008 Well-Being Indicators, But More Children Living in Poverty
Read the national release.
Read the national release in Spanish.