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These websites provide high-quality information on the status of children and youth in your own state – and across the world.

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Member Resources

Many of our members give speeches or write pieces that require data - these websites provide high-quality information on the status of children and youth in your own state (and across the world).

For examples of ReadyNation members in the media, see this link. Please send us any articles or speeches you do yourselves, so we can publicize them.

Yearbook of preschool policy, from the National Institute for Early Education Research at Rutgers University – the only state-by-state and national report on preschool for 3 and 4 year olds.

National Home Visiting Resource Center – state-by-state report on home visiting (parent mentors for at-risk pregnant and new families).

KidsCount, sponsored by the Annie E. Casey Foundation – provides annual state and city data on a broad range of child, youth and family well-being indicators.

Child Trends databank – wide array of database and studies.

National Center for Children in Poverty – risk calculator showing the impact of risk factors on the likelihood of poor outcomes.

U. S. Department of Education and National Center for Education Statistics – high school graduation rates and other education indicators.

U.S. Census Bureau – demographic data on children and youth.

Citizen-Readiness Index – 2016 report from Council for a Strong America grading each state on the degree to which its young adults are fully ready for productive citizenship.

RWJF County Health Rankings and Roadmaps – information on a variety of health statistics by county.

Nation’s Report Card – information on how K-12 students are doing by state.

State of Obesity – child and adult obesity rates by state and other obesity prevention resources.

USA Facts - Federal, state and local data on a wide variety of topics.

Washington State Institute for Public Policy - ROI data on a wide variety of programs.

Council for a Strong America’s Summary of State Evaluation Data on early education programs - beyond Perry, Chicago and Abecedarian!

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development – status of early childhood across countries.