Race for Results: Building a Path to Opportunity for All Children
The KIDS COUNT® policy report, Race for Results: Building a Path to Opportunity for All Children, unveils the new Race for Results index, which compares how children are progressing on key milestones across racial and ethnic groups at the national and state level. The report finds, though no one...
NC Child Seeks A Dynamic Executive Director
NC Child is looking for a dynamic, skilled, experienced organizational leader to support North Carolina’s only state-wide, state-level organization for children’s public policy advocacy. The Executive Director will operationalize NC Child’s important vision by developing a robust organizational...
Data Snapshot: Early reading proficiency in the United States
Action for Children NC merges with the Covenant with NC's Children to create NC Child
Action for Children NC is now NC Child: the Voice for North Carolina’s Children
On January 1, 2014, Action for Children NC officially merged with The Covenant with NC's Children to create a new organization called NC Child: the Voice for North Carolina’s Children.
These two organizations, both...
2013 Child Health Report Card
Report Card shows big gains in children's health insurance coverage amid high child poverty and risky adolescent and teen health behaviors.
Click here to view county-level data cards.
Uncertain Futures, Univision (11.19.2013)
Latino children are among the hardest hit by high poverty rates in North Carolina. Check out this Univision feature about Latino poverty featuring commentary from our Director of Research and Data, Laila Bell.
Post by Natalia Verdina.
From Push Out to Lock Up: North Carolina's Accelerated School-to-Prison Pipeline
A good education is the foundation for successful life experiences. Children who graduate from high school have significantly brighter outcomes during adulthood. On measures of health, income and employment, adults who have completed more years of formal schooling consistently...
Healthy Women, Healthy Babies
All newborns deserve to grow and develop in good health. Babies who are born healthy and who are well-cared for have the best opportunity to thrive, get a strong start in life and a solid foundation for future academic, social and emotional skills. Healthy infancy and childhood begins with healthy...
Corporal Punishment in North Carolina Public Schools: Down, But Not Quite Out