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What's New



New Child Welfare and Student-Centered Learning Fact Sheets

Rhode Island KIDS COUNT recently released three new Fact Sheets, including Child Welfare's Focus on Congregate Care, an update to Focus on Kinship Care, and Student-Centered Learning's Students Take Ownership Over Their Own Learning. All of our Fact Sheet Series can be found here.




New Issue Brief: Preventing Bullying in Rhode Island Schools

Bullying behavior is a social, educational, and health problem that affects many children and adolescents in Rhode Island and in the U.S. Youth involved in bullying can experience higher rates of mental health problems, aggression, suicide, drug use, school absence, physical health problems, and deficits in cognitive functioning during childhood and adolescence as well as into adulthood. For more, please see the full Issue Brief, data presentationmedia release, Twitter activity, and event pictures. Please order free copies with our order form!

The Factbook

The 2016 Factbook 

The Rhode Island KIDS COUNT Factbook tracks the progress of 71 indicators, across five areas of child well-being. View the 2016 Factbook

Rhode Island KIDS COUNT works to improve the health, safety, education, economic security, and development of Rhode Island’s children.


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