Rhode Island KIDS COUNT - News, Research and Policy Information
September 9, 2009
KIDS COUNT Data Center
Create Custom Graphs, Maps and Rankings on Children's Issues
Map of Child Poverty in Rhode Island
Create rankings, maps or trend graphs by topic or for geographic areas. Compare Rhode Island with other states or compare various communities within Rhode Island using the National KIDS COUNT Data Center, a powerful database that allows the user to create custom reports on children's issues. The Data Center includes Rhode Island Kids Count Factbook indicators and over 100 additional measures of child well-being.
Now you can also put data on your website or blog by adding the KIDS COUNT web widget.
Data In Your Backyard - Woonsocket
Register Now! Learn more about child and family well-being in Woonsocket
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The Woonsocket Data in Your Backyard community presentation will highlight findings from the 2009 Rhode Island Kids Count Factbook on Thursday, September 24, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. at The Chaplin-Perez Center. This event is co-sponsored by Connecting for Children & Families. For more information about the Data in Your Backyard community presentations or to register, contact Leidy Alves at [email protected].
Juvenile Justice Reform 
A Collaborative Approach 
Read Rhode Island KIDS COUNT Executive Director Elizabeth Burke Bryant's post on the Reclaiming Futures Every Day blog. The post highlights recent juvenile justice reform in Rhode Island and details progress in this area. The Reclaiming Futures Everyday blog is an information resource on teen alcohol and drug treatment and juvenile justice. It is the blog of Reclaiming Futures, a national initiative of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Children with Autism
Legislative Update
Legislation was enacted which creates a Special Joint Commission to Study the Education of Children with Autism in the State of Rhode Island.
For more information about the special health and educational needs of children with autism, read Rhode Island KIDS COUNT's Issue Brief, Rhode Island Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Visit us at www.rikidscount.org
In This Issue
star Create Custom Graphs, Maps and Rankings on Children's Issues
star Register Now! Learn more about child and family well-being in Woonsocket
star Juvenile Justice Reform: A Collaborative Approach
star Children with Autism: Legislative Update
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