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Rhode Island KIDS COUNT on A Lively Experiment

Rhode Island KIDS COUNT Executive Director Elizabeth Burke Bryant joined panelists Secretary Elizabeth Roberts, Dept. of Administration Director Michael DiBiase, and RI NPR Healthcare reporter Kristin Gourlay on A Lively Experiment (WSBE Rhode Island PBS). The show discussed how RI children and families are faring today and how we can work together for improvement. Please click here to view!

New Early Learning Fact Sheet: Focus on Summer Learning 

More than 100 years of research shows that children lose skills in both math and reading over the summer when they are not regularly practicing these skills in school. High quality summer learning programs can prevent this summer slide, and help all children succeed in and beyond the classroom! To learn more about this topic, please our newest Early Learning Fact Sheet: Focus on Summer Learning

Issue Brief

New Report on Infants, Toddlers, and their Families Rhode Island released!

The Factbook

The 2015 Factbook is now available

The Rhode Island KIDS COUNT Factbook tracks the progress of 70 indicators, across five areas of child well-being. View the 2015 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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