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2012-10-09 03:20:41

How kids fare across the state varies widely by location and race OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An interactive, online report released today delivers a current and comprehensive picture of children's condition in every one of California's 58 counties. Authored by Children Now, the leading multi-issue research and advocacy group for children in California, the 2012 California County Scorecard of Children's Well-Being presents county-level data...

2010-12-20 10:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Citing the state's failure to prioritize kids, a comprehensive plan addressing the systemic education and health problems undermining children's development was delivered to California's incoming policymakers today. Authored by Children Now, the state's leading multi-issue research and advocacy group for children, The Children's Agenda details the top ten, high-priority, high-impact actions California policymakers should take to...

2010-01-04 10:00:00

State's Recovery Depends on Improvements to Children's Education and Health Status OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Significant changes to children's health care and education policies are required for California to regain its financial footing and safeguard its future economic competitiveness. These are among the findings of a new study released today from Children Now, a leading nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to assuring all children have the opportunity...

2009-01-06 07:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The issues weakening California children's well-being are also undermining the economic prosperity of the state as a whole. This is one of the key findings in a new study released today by Children Now, a leading nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to giving all children the opportunity to reach their full potential. The 2009 California Report Card: Setting the Agenda for Children shows that the current deficiencies in children's...