Georgia Drops in KIDS COUNT Ranking

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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
pdf Georgia’s Children by the Numbers
pdf Snapshot of Georgia’s Young Children 0-5
pdf Snapshot of Georgia’s Children 6-11
pdf Snapshot of Georgia’s Youth 12-17
pdf 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.

Read Georgia at the Tipping Point.

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.

Read the 2009 national fact sheet.
Read the 2009 national fact sheet in Spanish.

Read the National 2009 Data KIDS COUNT Book.

William Valladares
Communications Coordinator
404-527-7394 (x114)