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Missed Opportunities: Youth Homelessness in America: National Estimates
Voices of Youth Count, November 2017, 16 pp.
This report highlights results from a national survey on unaccompanied youth homelessness in America. The study captures youth homelessness broadly, including sleeping on the streets, in shelters, running away, being kicked out, and couch surfing. Overall, findings show one in 10 young adults ages 18-25, and at least one in 30 adolescents ages 13-17, experience some form of homelessness unaccompanied by a parent or guardian over the course of a year. more info >
North Dakota KIDS COUNT Fact Book
North Dakota KIDS COUNT, October 2017, 219 pp.
Provides North Dakota state, region, and county-level data on child well-being, including demographics, family and community, economic well-being, education and early care, health, and safety and risky behaviors. more info >
Chartbook: Trends in Rural Children’s Health and Access to Care
South Carolina Rural Health Research Center, January 2017, 16 pp.
This chartbook looks at the health status of rural and urban children from 2003–2012. Due principally to expansions in Medicaid eligibility, the national proportion of children who lacked health insurance declined during that time. The chartbook focuses on the demographics of rural children, their financial access to care, reported use of care, and parentally-reported health status. more info >
North Dakota Child Care Profile Data
Child Care Aware of North Dakota, September 2016, 1 pp.
Presents data about child care in North Dakota, including needs, program types and capacity and annual costs. more info >
Evaluation of Radius: A Program for Justice-Involved Girls in the Twin Cities
Wilder Research, December 2015, 73 pp.
Radius, a Volunteers of America-Minnesota program, is a gender-responsive program for girls in the juvenile justice system. The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention funded an evaluation of the program. more info >
Coverage Rates Stabilize for Children's Health Insurance: State Policy Change May Be Needed to Address Remaining Children Without Insurance
Carsey School of Public Policy, June 2015, 6 pp.
Providing children with health coverage has been recognized as key to childhood development and long-term health. This brief uses data from the American Community Survey to estimate children's health insurance coverage from 2008-2013 across the United States as well as by region, place type, and type of coverage. more info >
North Dakota Children Benefit from the Earned Income Tax Credit
North Dakota Kids Count, March 2015, 2 pp.
Details the benefits of the Earned Income Tax Credit in North Dakota by county. more info >
North Dakota Department of Health Children's Special Health Services: Reports
North Dakota Department of Health, January 2015
Provides links to reports from the Children's Special Health Services of the ND Department of Health, which conducts comprehensive, statewide assessments of the health and related needs of children with special health care needs and their families in North Dakota. The complete assessment includes data from a variety of sources including secondary data, state and national family surveys, family focus groups, and provider surveys. more info >
America's Young Adults: Special Issue, 2014
Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, July 2014, 100 pp.
Detailed report that provides data on young adults, ages 18-24. Includes demographic characteristics, living situation, and overall well-being. more info >
Health Insurance Coverage Status for Children in North Dakota
Kids Count North Dakota, June 2014, 4 pp.
Health insurance coverage statistics for children in North Dakota. more info >
The Increasing Diversity of America's Youth: Children Lead the Way to a New Era
Carsey Institute, April 2014, 14 pp.
This report brief discusses how the rapidly changing racial and ethnic composition of the youth population has important implications for intergroup relations, ethnic identities, and electoral politics. more info >
Child Care & Early Education Research Connections
Promotes high-quality research in child care and early education and the use of that research in policy making. Includes reports, data, a database of instruments, information on policies, and links to other resources. more info >
Burns Institute for Juvenile Justice Fairness & Equity
Presents data on disparities in the juvenile justice system. Data are available by state. more info >