National Reports

Child Well-being


CDF Releases the State of America's Children Report: The Children's Defense Fund (CDF) has issued its State of America's Children 2014 Report. Click here to learn more.


2014 KIDS COUNT Chartbook Released: How are kids in your state doing? Check out the 2014 KIDS COUNT Data Book and its ranking of states on 16 indicators of child well-being. The publication raises concerns about the development of children living in low-income families and high-poverty communities. Child poverty rates in the U.S. are on the rise, but health and education trends are showing improvements-including teen pregnancy reaching a historic low.Learn more.