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Introducing the New and Improved KIDS COUNT Data Center

Posted by Lori Pfingst at Jul 01, 2013 01:40 PM |
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Kids Count in Washington is a partnership between Children's Alliance and the Washington State Budget & Policy Center to help improve young lives. We are the go-to resource for data on kids and families in Washington state, and have a new and improved Data Center.

The new KIDS COUNT Data Center will allow you to:

  • Learn how children are faring in Washington state by county, major city, or compared to other states;
  • Easily find the most recent data for children and families on economic security, health, education, safety and risk, and demographics;
  • Make customized data reports, maps, charts, and tables for a specific county or region; and
  • Stay connected to KIDS COUNT in Washington and other organizations working on child and family issues at home and throughout the country. 
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For more information on Washington state's kids and families, check our recent publications, the 2013 National KIDS COUNT Data Book and 2013 State of Washington's Children report.

 

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