Infants and Teens More Likely to Experience Foster Care Reentry

POSTED JANUARY 12, 2020, BY THE ANNIE E. CASEY FOUNDATION Children who have exited foster care are more likely to return to care if they are infants, in their early teen years or have experienced a group placement before reuniting with their families, according to a new study conducted by the Center for State Child … Continue reading Infants and Teens More Likely to Experience Foster Care Reentry

How Many Kids in the United States Are Living in Poverty?

ORIGINALLY POSTED JULY 10, 2018, AND UPDATED JANUARY 21, 2020, BY THE ANNIE E. CASEY FOUNDATION In America today, 18% of all kids — nearly 13 million children total — are living in poverty. In the last decade, this rate has risen from 18% in 2007 and 2008, peaked at 23% in 2011 and 2012, … Continue reading How Many Kids in the United States Are Living in Poverty?

Despite warnings, Pennsylvania failed to detect, stop abuses at Glen Mills and other schools

by Lisa Gartner,  The Philadelphia Inquirer Updated: October 3, 2019 How Pennsylvania failed to protect boys from abuse at Glen Mills and other state-licensed juvenile programs. --------- Eight Principles to Transform Care for Young People in the Justice System By the Annie E. Casey Foundation October 6, 2019 Summary This issue brief identifies eight principles that … Continue reading Despite warnings, Pennsylvania failed to detect, stop abuses at Glen Mills and other schools

Children Living in High-Poverty, Low-Opportunity Neighborhoods

By the Annie E. Casey Foundation September 24, 2019 This snapshot shares the latest data — for the nation and each state — on children growing up in high-poverty areas. It also singles out two important factors, geographic location and race and ethnicity, that shape a child’s risk of living in concentrated poverty. The document … Continue reading Children Living in High-Poverty, Low-Opportunity Neighborhoods