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[IWS] RACE FOR RESULTS: BUILDING A PATH TO OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL CHILDREN [1 April 2014]
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Institute for Workplace Studies----------------- Professor Samuel B. Bacharach
School of Industrial & Labor Relations-------- Director, Institute for Workplace Studies
16 East 34th Street, 4th floor---------------------- Stuart Basefsky
New York, NY 10016 -------------------------------Director, IWS News Bureau
The Annie E. Casey Foundation (AECF)
RACE FOR RESULTS: BUILDING A PATH TO OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL CHILDREN [1 April 2014]
[full-text, 36 pages]
In this policy report, the Annie E. Casey Foundation explores the intersection of kids, race and opportunity. The report features 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 index is based on 12 indicators that measure a child’s success in each stage of life, from birth to adulthood, in the areas of early childhood; education and early work; family supports; and neighborhood context. The report also makes four policy recommendations to help ensure that all children and their families achieve their full potential.
Download the Race for Results Index Methodology (PDF).
View data for the 12 indicators by state and racial group in the KIDS COUNT Data Center.
Watch the live stream of the Race for Results event on the Foundation's YouTube channel at 12:15 p.m. EDT, April 1.
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