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Alaska Title: Continuing the Progress of Smart Start: The Next Steps for Supporting Alaska's Young Children and Their Families. Department of Health & Social Services, & Department of Education & Early Development. (2001). Continuing the Progress of Smart Start: The Next Steps for Supporting Alaska's Young Children and Their Families. Alaska.
Contact: Carol Prentice, Collaborative Projects Coordinator Dept. of Health and Social Services, P.O. Box 110610, Juneau, AK 99811-0610, 907-465-6420
Contents: Assuring maternal and child health, enhancing early care and education, supporting healthy stable families, developing supportive neighborhood and communities, establishing support system
California Title: A Brighter Future for Every Children: Data to Inform Policymaking for California's Children
Contact: Jessica Rothar, 785 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94103, 415-616-3930
Contents: Health, safety, school
Florida Title: Impact of Welfare Reform on Children. Learning System Institute. (2001). Impact of Welfare Reform on Children (Florida Department of Children and Families). Florida.
Contact: Learning Systems Institute
Contents: Healthcare, childcare, child support, child-only cases, k-12 education
Hawaii Title: Performance Partnerships. Hawaii Performance Partnerships Board. (2001). Performance Partnerships. Hawaii.
Contact: N/A
Contents: Performance partnerships, school readiness, child safety
Maine Title: Maine Marks for children, Families, & Communities: Leading by Results. Governor's Children's Cabinet, Kid's Count, Maine Development Foundation, University of Southern Maine. (2001). Maine Marks for children, Families, & Communities: Leading by Results. Maine. http://www.mainworks.org
Contact: http://janus.state.me.us/cabinet
Contents: Safety, schools, work force, families, community
Maryland Title: Maryland's Results for Child Well-Being 2001. Maryland Partnership for Children, Youth, and Families. (2001). Maryland's Results for Child Well-Being 2001. http://www.ocyf.state.md.us/results.htm
Contact: Maryland Partnership for Children, Youth and Families, 301 W. Preston Street, Suite 1502, Baltimore, MD 21201, 410-767-4160. http://www.ocyf.state.md.us
Contents: Healthy kids, School readiness, safety, communities & family
Minnesota Title: No Better Time: Starting Early for School Success. Minnesota Department of Children, Families & Learning. (2001). No Better Time: Starting Early for School Success. http://cfl.state.mn.us/ecfi/nobettertime.pdf
Contact: Kris Norman-Major 651-634-2275, kris.norman-major@state.mn.us
Contents: Creating an early childhood care & education system
Title: Minnesota Early Childhood Indicators of Progress: A Resource Guide. Minnesota Department of Children, Families, & Learning. (2000). Minnesota Early Childhood Indicators of Progress: A Resource Guide. Minnesota. http://cfl.state.mn.us/ecfi/EARLYCHI.PDF
Contact: Early Childhood and Family Initative, Minnesota Department of Children, Families, & Learning, 1500 Highway 36 west, Rseville, MN 55113, 651-582-8402   http://cfl.state.mn.us/ecfi
Contents: Personal & social development, education, communication, physical development
Title: Systematic Outcomes: Integrated Early Childhood Care and Education Programs and Services Infrastructure Outcomes. Minnesota Department of Children, Families, & Learning. Systematic Outcomes: Integrated Early Childhood Care and Education Programs and Services Infrastructure Outcomes.
Contact: Minnesota Department of Children, Families, & Learning, Debbykay Peterson, 1500 W Hwy 36, Roseville, MN 55113
Contents: Policy Development, early childhood care & education
Title: Child, School, and Family and Community Outcomes and Indicators: A Framework for Community Promotion of School Readiness. Minnesota Department of Children, Families, & Learning. Child, School, and Family and Community Outcomes and Indicators: A Framework for Community Promotion of School Readiness.
Contact: Minnesota Department of Children, Families, & Learning, Debbykay Peterson, 1500 W Hwy 36, Roseville, MN 55113
Contents: Child, school, data sources, family and community
New York Title: Tracking Recent Teenage Pregnancy and Birth Rates: New York State and the United States. New York State Touchstones/KIDS COUNT. (2001). Tracking Recent Teenage Pregnancy and Birth Rates: New York State and the United States (NYS Council on Children and Families). Albany, NY. New York State Touchstones/KIDS COUNT Special Reports.
Contact: New York State Council on Children and Families, 5 Empire State Plaza, Suite 2810, Albany, NY 12223, 518-473-3652. http://www.capital.net/com/council
Contents: Trends in Education, geographic variation, teenage pregnancy, abstinence, contraception, abortion, economics security, physical and emotional health, babies, mental health, citizenship, family, & community
Rhode Island Title: Cost-Benefit of Early Childhood Programs. Rhode Island Kids Count. (1998). Cost-Benefit of Early Childhood Programs. Issue #5. http://www.rikidscount.org/costben.org
Contact: Rhode Island Kids Count, 40 Exchange Terreace, Providence, RI 02903, 401-351-9400 http://www.rikidscount.org
Contents: Education
Title: Ideas that Work. Northeast and Islands Regional Education Laboratory & Rhode Island Kids Count. (2000). Ideas that Work. http://www.rikidscount.org/itw.html
Contact: Northeast and Islands Regional Education Laboratory, 222 Richmond St., Suite 300, Providence, RI 02903, 800-521-9550 or Rhode Island Kids Count, One Union Station, Providence, RI 02903, 401-351-9400. http://www.lab.brown.edu
Contents: school-based---bilingual programs, dental services, attendance, special education needs, education & support, literacy development, mental health needs, health centers, health insurance, math & science programs for minority & disadvantaged, accreditation of child care centers, support for parents, domestic violence, adult literacy, family involvement, meal programs, neighborhood-based summer programs, lead poisoning treatment, family preservation & support programs
Title: Providence, Rhode Island Data from 2001 Rhode Island Kids Count Factbook.
Contact: Rhode Island Kids Count, One Union Station, Providence, RI 02903, 401-351-9400. http://www.rikidscount.org
Contents: Economic security, health, safety, education
Vermont Title: Vermont Communities Count: Using results to Strengthen Services for Families and Children. Hogan, C. (1999). Vermont Communities Count: Using results to Strengthen Services for Families and Children. The Annie E. Casey Foundation. http://www.acef.org/publications/vermont.pdf
Contact: The Annie E. Casey Foundation, 701 St. Paul Street, Baltimore, MD 21202, 410-547-6600. http://www.acef.org
Contents: Communities, poverty, child welfare, public health, education, safety
Title: The Social Well-Being of Vermonters. Murphy, D. (2001). The Social Well-Being of Vermonters. A Report on Outcomes for Vermont's Citizens. http://www.ahs.state.vt.us/publs.htm
Contact: David Murphy, Vermont Agency of Human Services, 103 S. Main St., Waterbury, VT 05671. http://www.ahs.state.vt.us
Contents: Community, pregnant woman and young children thrive, school readiness, children live in stable & supported families, healthy behaviors, transition to adulthood, disability, safety
Title: 2000 Community Profile. Vermont Agency of Human Services Planning Division. (2000). 2000 Community Profile. http://www.ahs.state.vt.us/publs.htm
Contact: http://www.ahs.state.vt.us
Contents: Community, pregnant woman and young children thrive, school readiness, children live in stable & supported families, healthy behaviors, transition to adulthood, disability, safety
Title: What Works: Keeping Youth in School in Your Community. Brooks, T., Downey, K., & Murphey, D. (1999). What Works: Keeping Youth in School in Your Community. Waterbury, VT: Vermont Agency of Human Services, Planning Division. http://www.ahs.state.vt.us/publs.htm
Contact: Vermont Agency of Human Services, Planning Division, 103 S. Main St., Waterbury, VT 05671, 802-241-2234. http://www.ahs.state.vt.us
Contents: Education
Title: Final Report: A Multipart Assessment of Kindergarten Readiness. Gorman, K. & Burns, C. (2000). Final Report: A Multipart Assessment of Kindergarten Readiness. Waterbury, VT: Vermont Agency of Human Services, Planning Division.
Contact: Vermont Agency of Human Services, Planning Division, 103 S. Main St., Waterbury, VT 05671, 802-241-2234. http://www.ahs.state.vt.us
Contents: Education, health
West Virginia Title: Mountain State Measures: Outcomes & Indicators of Child & Family Well-Being In West Virginia. Prevention Resource Center. Mountain State Measures: Outcomes & Indicators of Child & Family Well-Being In West Virginia. http://www.prevnet.org/outcomes
Contact: Prevention Resource Center, 100 Angus E. Peyton Dr., South Charleston, WV, 25303
Contents: Healthy people, ready for school, good skills, good jobs, strong families, stable home, safe communities
Title: Child and Adult Indicators by Outcome Domain. Heasley, S. & Whisman, A. (2001). Child and Adult Indicators by Outcome Domains.
Contact: Steve Heasley
Contents: Healthy people, ready for school, good skills, good jobs, strong families, stable home, safe communities, education

Health

Alaska Title: Continuing the Progress of Smart Start: The Next Steps for Supporting Alaska's Young Children and Their Families. Department of Health & Social Services, & Department of Education & Early Development. (2001). Continuing the Progress of Smart Start: The Next Steps for Supporting Alaska's Young Children and Their Families. Alaska.
Contact: Carol Prentice, Collaborative Projects Coordinator Dept. of Health and Social Services, P.O. Box 110610, Juneau, AK 99811-0610, 907-465-6420
Contents: Assuring maternal and child health, enhancing early care and education, supporting healthy stable families, developing supportive neighborhood and communities, establishing support system
California Title: A Brighter Future for Every Children: Data to Inform Policymaking for California's Children
Contact: Jessica Rothar, 785 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94103, 415-616-3930
Contents: Health, safety, school
Delaware Title: Today's Kids, Tomorrow's Delaware: A Resource Guide to help you Communicate, Advocate, and Volunteer in Your Community.
Contact: Kids Count 302-831-4966
Contents: Increase awareness about the challenges facing children and their families, and encourage involvement in children's lives and in issues related to Children's health and well-being
Florida Title: Impact of Welfare Reform on Children. Learning System Institute. (2001). Impact of Welfare Reform on Children (Florida Department of Children and Families). Florida.
Contact: Learning Systems Institute
Contents: Healthcare, childcare, child support, child-only cases, k-12 education
Georgia Title: The Family Connection Benchmarks.
Contact: Family Connection, 100 Peachtree St., NW, Suite 500, Atlanta, GA, 30303, 404-527-7394. http://www.georgiafamilyconnection.org
Contents: Health Children, Succeeding in school, self-sufficient families, ready for school, strong families
Title: A Framework for Improving Results. Family Connection. (2001). A Framework for Improving Results. Georgia.
Contact: Family Connection, 100 Peachtree St., NW, Suite 500, Atlanta, GA, 30303, 404-527-7394. http://www.georgiafamilyconnection.org
Contents: Health Children, Succeeding in school, self-sufficient families, ready for school, strong families
Hawaii Title: School and Community Profiles. Hawaii Performance Partnerships Board. (2001). School and Community Profiles. Hawaii. http://doe.k12.hi.us
Contact: University of Hawaii Center on the Family. Department of Education. http://www.uhfamily.hawaii.edu
Contents: School Community Profile, health, safety, family and Community engagement, economy, and educated people
Maine Title: Working Together for Maine Children and Families. Maine Children's Cabinet. (2001). Working Together for Maine Children and Families. Maine.
Contact: Maine Children's Cabinet. http://janus.state.me.us/cabinet/
Contents: Health and behavior problems, public & private services, resources, community, case management
Maryland Title: Maryland's Results for Child Well-Being 2001. Maryland Partnership for Children, Youth, and Families. (2001). Maryland's Results for Child Well-Being 2001. http://www.ocyf.state.md.us/Results/2001-MD-Results.pdf
Contact: Maryland Partnership for Children, Youth and Families, 301 W. Preston Street, Suite 1502, Baltimore, MD 21201, 410-767-4160. http://www.ocyf.state.md.us
Contents: Healthy kids, School readiness, safety, communities & family
New York Title: Tracking Recent Teenage Pregnancy and Birth Rates: New York State and the United States. New York State Touchstones/KIDS COUNT. (2001). Tracking Recent Teenage Pregnancy and Birth Rates: New York State and the United States (NYS Council on Children and Families). Albany, NY. New York State Touchstones/KIDS COUNT Special Reports.
Contact: New York State Council on Children and Families, 5 Empire State Plaza, Suite 2810, Albany, NY 12223, 518-473-3652. http://www.capital.net/com/council
Contents: Trends in Education, geographic variation, teenage pregnancy, abstinence, contraception, abortion, economics security, physical and emotional health, babies, mental health, citizenship, family, & community
Rhode Island Title: Child Care in Rhode Island: Caring for Infants and Pre-School Children. Rhode Island Kids Count. (1997). Child Care in Rhode Island: Caring for Infants and Pre-School Children. Issues # 4.
Contact: Rhode Island Kids Count, 40 Exchange Terrace, Providence, RI 02903, 401-351-9400. http://www.rikidscount.org
Contents: Healthy kids, child care, low-income, welfare reform
Title: Issues Affecting the Well-Being of Rhode Island's Youngest Children. Rhode Island Kids Count. (1998). Issues Affecting the Well-Being of Rhode Island's Youngest Children. Issues # 6. http://www.rikidscount.org/healthbrief.pdf
Contact: Rhode Island Kids Count, 40 Exchange Terrace, Providence, RI 02903, 401-351-9400. http://www.rikidscount.org
Contents: Prenatal care, low birthweight, mortality, lead poisoning, asthma, immunizations, health insurance, abuse and neglect, birth to teens, single parent
Title: Health Insurance for Children. Rhode Island Kids Count. (2000). Health Insurance for Children.
Contact: Rhode Island Kids Count, 40 Exchange Terrace, Providence, RI 02903, 401-351-9400. http://www.rikidscount.org
Contents: Health insurance
Title: Access to Dental Care for Children in Rhode Island. Rhode Island Kids Count. (2001). Access to Dental Care for Children in Rhode Island.
Contact: Rhode Island Kids Count, 40 Exchange Terrace, Providence, RI 02903, 401-351-9400. http://www.rikidscount.org
Contents: Dental care access
Title: School-Based Health Centers in Rhode Island. Rhode Island Kids Count. (2001). School-Based Health Centers in Rhode Island.
Contact: Rhode Island Kids Count, 40 Exchange Terrace, Providence, RI 02903, 401-351-9400. http://www.rikidscount.org
Contents: Health centers, schools
Title: Ideas that Work. Northeast and Islands Regional Education Laboratory & Rhode Island Kids Count. (2000). Ideas that Work. http://www.rikidscount.org/itw.html
Contact: Northeast and Islands Regional Education Laboratory, 222 Richmond St., Suite 300, Providence, RI 02903, 800-521-9550 or Rhode Island Kids Count, One Union Station, Providence, RI 02903, 401-351-9400. http://www.lab.brown.edu
Contents: school-based---bilingual programs, dental services, attendance, special education needs, education & support, literacy development, mental health needs, health centers, health insurance, math & science programs for minority & disadvantaged, accreditation of child care centers, support for parents, domestic violence, adult literacy, family involvement, meal programs, neighborhood-based summer programs, lead poisoning treatment, family preservation & support programs
Title: Family and Community.
Contact: Rhode Island Kids Count, 40 Exchange Terrace, Providence, RI 02903, 401-351-9400. http://www.rikidscount.org
Contents: Child population, single parents, economic well-being, health, foster care
Title: Providence, Rhode Island Data from 2001 Rhode Island Kids Count Factbook
Contact: Rhode Island Kids Count, One Union Station, Providence, RI 02903, 401-351-9400. http://www.rikidscount.org
Contents: Economic security, health, safety, education
Vermont Title: Outcome-Based Planning: State Partner and Local Communities Working Together to Improve the Well-being of All Vermonters. State Team for Children, Families and Individuals. (2001). Outcome-Based Planning: State Partner and Local Communities Working Together to Improve the Well-being of All Vermonters.
Contact: Cheryl Mitchell, Vermont Agency of Human Services, 103 South Main Street, Waterbury, VT 05671, 802-241-2220.
Contents: Community, pregnant woman and young children thrive, school readiness, children live in stable & supported families, healthy behaviors, transition to adulthood, disability
Title: The Social Well-Being of Vermonters. Murphy, D. (2001). The Social Well-Being of Vermonters. A Report on Outcomes for Vermont's Citizens. http://www.ahs.state.vt.us/publs.htm
Contact: David Murphy, Vermont Agency of Human Services, 103 S. Main St., Waterbury, VT 05671. http://www.ahs.state.vt.us
Contents: Community, pregnant woman and young children thrive, school readiness, children live in stable & supported families, healthy behaviors, transition to adulthood, disability, safety
Title: 2000 Community Profile. Vermont Agency of Human Services Planning Division. (2000). 2000 Community Profile. http://www.ahs.state.vt.us/publs.htm
Contact: http://www.ahs.state.vt.us
Contents: Community, pregnant woman and young children thrive, school readiness, children live in stable & supported families, healthy behaviors, transition to adulthood, disability, safety
Title: Final Report: A Multipart Assessment of Kindergarten Readiness. Gorman, K. & Burns, C. (2000). Final Report: A Multipart Assessment of Kindergarten Readiness. Waterbury, VT: Vermont Agency of Human Services, Planning Division.
Contact: Vermont Agency of Human Services, Planning Division, 103 S. Main St., Waterbury, VT 05671, 802-241-2234. http://www.ahs.state.vt.us
Contents: Education, health
West Virginia Title: Mountain State Measures: Outcomes & Indicators of Child & Family Well-Being In West Virginia. Prevention Resource Center. Mountain State Measures: Outcomes & Indicators of Child & Family Well-Being In West Virginia. http://www.prevnet.org/outcomes
Contact: Prevention Resource Center, 100 Angus E. Peyton Dr., South Charleston, WV, 25303
Contents: Healthy people, ready for school, good skills, good jobs, strong families, stable home, safe communities
Title: Child and Adult Indicators by Outcome Domain. Heasley, S. & Whisman, A. (2001). Child and Adult Indicators by Outcome Domains.
Contact: Steve Heasley
Contents: Healthy people, ready for school, good skills, good jobs, strong families, stable home, safe communities, education

Abuse & Neglect

Rhode Island Title: Issues Affecting the Well-Being of Rhode Island's Youngest Children. Rhode Island Kids Count. (1998). Issues Affecting the Well-Being of Rhode Island's Youngest Children. Issues # 6. http://www.rikidscount.org/healthbrief.pdf
Contact: Rhode Island Kids Count, 40 Exchange Terrace, Providence, RI 02903, 401-351-9400. http://www.rikidscount.org
Contents: Prenatal care, low birthweight, mortality, lead poisoning, asthma, immunizations, health insurance, abuse and neglect, birth to teens, single parent
Vermont Title: Technology for Vermonters.
Contact: N/A
Contents: Outcomes resonance, pregnancy rates, abuse & neglect, dropouts
Title: What Works: Preventing Youth Disruptive or Violent Behavior in Your Community. Jimerson, T., Brooks, T., & Murphey, D. (1998). What Works: Preventing Youth Disruptive or Violent Behavior in Your Community. Waterbury, VT: Vermont Agency of Human Services, Planning Division. http://www.ahs.state.vt.us/publs.htm
Contact: Vermont Agency of Human Services, Planning Division, 103 S. Main St., Waterbury, VT 05671, 802-241-2234. http://www.ahs.state.vt.us
Contents: Youth disruptive, effective programs
Title: What Works: Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect in Your Community. Murphey, D. (2000). What Works: Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect in Your Community. Waterbury, VT: Vermont Agency of Human Services, Planning Division. http://www.ahs.state.vt.us/publs.htm
Contact: Vermont Agency of Human Services, Planning Division, 103 S. Main St., Waterbury, VT 05671, 802-241-2234. http://www.ahs.state.vt.us
Contents: Child abuse & neglect

Safety

California Title: A Brighter Future for Every Children: Data to Inform Policymaking for California's Children
Contact: Jessica Rothar, 785 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94103, 415-616-3930
Contents: Health, safety, school
Georgia Title: The Family Connection Benchmarks
Contact: Family Connection, 100 Peachtree St., NW, Suite 500, Atlanta, GA, 30303, 404-527-7394. http://www.georgiafamilyconnection.org
Contents: Health Children, Succeeding in school, self-sufficient families, ready for school, strong families
Title: A Framework for Improving Results. Family Connection. (2001). A Framework for Improving Results. Georgia.
Contact: Family Connection, 100 Peachtree St., NW, Suite 500, Atlanta, GA, 30303, 404-527-7394. http://www.georgiafamilyconnection.org
Contents: Health Children, Succeeding in school, self-sufficient families, ready for school, strong families
Hawaii Title: School and Community Profiles. Hawaii Performance Partnerships Board. (2001). School and Community Profiles. Hawaii. http://doe.k12.hi.us
Contact: University of Hawaii Center on the Family. Department of Education. http://www.uhfamily.hawaii.edu
Contents: School Community Profile, health, safety, family and Community engagement, economy, and educated people
Title: Performance Partnerships
Contact: N/A
Contents: Performance partnerships, school readiness, child safety
Maine Title: Maine Marks for children, Families, & Communities: Leading by Results. Governor's Children's Cabinet, Kid's Count, Maine Development Foundation, University of Southern Maine. (2001). Maine Marks for children, Families, & Communities: Leading by Results. Maine. http://www.mainemarks.org
Contact: http://janus.state.me.us/cabinet/
Contents: Safety, schools, work force, families, community
Maryland Title: Maryland's Results for Child Well-Being 2001. Maryland Partnership for Children, Youth, and Families. (2001). Maryland's Results for Child Well-Being 2001. http://www.ocyf.state.md.us/results.htm
Contact: Maryland Partnership for Children, Youth and Families, 301 W. Preston Street, Suite 1502, Baltimore, MD 21201, 410-767-4160. http://www.ocyf.state.md.us
Contents: Healthy kids, School readiness, safety, communities & family
Rhode Island Title: School-Based Health Centers in Rhode Island. Rhode Island Kids Count. (2001). School-Based Health Centers in Rhode Island.
Contact: Rhode Island Kids Count, 40 Exchange Terrace, Providence, RI 02903, 401-351-9400. http://www.rikidscount.org
Contents: Health centers, schools
Title: Providence, Rhode Island Data from 2001 Rhode Island Kids Count Factbook
Contact: Rhode Island Kids Count, One Union Station, Providence, RI 02903, 401-351-9400. http://www.rikidscount.org
Contents: Economic security, health, safety, education
Vermont Title: Vermont Communities Count: Using results to Strengthen Services for Families and Children. Hogan, C. (1999). Vermont Communities Count: Using results to Strengthen Services for Families and Children. The Annie E. Casey Foundation. http://www.aecf.org/publications/vermont.pdf
Contact: The Annie E. Casey Foundation, 701 St. Paul Street, Baltimore, MD 21202, 410-547-6600. http://www.aecf.org
Contents: Communities, poverty, child welfare, public health, education, safety

Family

Alaska Title: Continuing the Progress of Smart Start: The Next Steps for Supporting Alaska's Young Children and Their Families. Department of Health & Social Services, & Department of Education & Early Development. (2001). Continuing the Progress of Smart Start: The Next Steps for Supporting Alaska's Young Children and Their Families. Alaska.
Contact: Carol Prentice, Collaborative Projects Coordinator Dept. of Health and Social Services, P.O. Box 110610, Juneau, AK 99811-0610, 907-465-6420
Contents: Assuring maternal and child health, enhancing early care and education, supporting healthy stable families, developing supportive neighborhood and communities, establishing support system
Georgia Title: The Family Connection Benchmarks
Contact: Family Connection, 100 Peachtree St., NW, Suite 500, Atlanta, GA, 30303, 404-527-7394. http://www.georgiafamilyconnection.org
Contents: Health Children, Succeeding in school, self-sufficient families, ready for school, strong families
Title: A Framework for Improving Results. Family Connection. (2001). A Framework for Improving Results. Georgia.
Contact: Family Connection, 100 Peachtree St., NW, Suite 500, Atlanta, GA, 30303, 404-527-7394. http://www.georgiafamilyconnection.org
Contents: Health Children, Succeeding in school, self-sufficient families, ready for school, strong families
Title: The Family Connection: An Overview. Family Connections. (2001). The Family Connection: An Overview. Georgia.
Contact: Family Connection, 100 Peachtree St., NW, Suite 500, Atlanta, GA, 30303, 404-527-7394. http://www.georgiafamilyconnection.org
Contents: About Family Connections
Hawaii Title: School and Community Profiles. Hawaii Performance Partnerships Board. (2001). School and Community Profiles. Hawaii. http://doe.k12.hi.us
Contact: University of Hawaii Center on the Family, Department of Education. http://uhfamily.hawaii.edu
Contents: School Community Profile, health, safety, family and Community engagement, economy, and educated people
Maine Title: Maine Marks for children, Families, & Communities: Leading by Results. Governor's Children's Cabinet, Kid's Count, Maine Development Foundation, University of Southern Maine. (2001). Maine Marks for children, Families, & Communities: Leading by Results. Maine. http://www.mainemarks.org
Contact: http://janus.state.me.us//cabinet/
Contents: Safety, schools, work force, families, community
Maryland Title: Maryland's Results for Child Well-Being 2001. Maryland Partnership for Children, Youth, and Families. (2001). Maryland's Results for Child Well-Being 2001. http://www.ocyf..state.md.us/results.htm
Contact: Maryland Partnership for Children, Youth and Families, 301 W. Preston Street, Suite 1502, Baltimore, MD 21201, 410-767-4160. http://www.ocyf.state.md.us
Contents: Healthy kids, School readiness, safety, communities & family
Minnesota Title: Child, School, and Family and Community Outcomes and Indicators: A Framework for Community Promotion of School Readiness. Minnesota Department of Children, Families, & Learning. Child, School, and Family and Community Outcomes and Indicators: A Framework for Community Promotion of School Readiness.
Contact: Minnesota Department of Children, Families, & Learning, Debbykay Peterson, 1500 W Hwy 36, Roseville, MN 55113
Contents: Child, school, data sources, family and community
New York Title: Tracking Recent Teenage Pregnancy and Birth Rates: New York State and the United States. New York State Touchstones/KIDS COUNT. (2001). Tracking Recent Teenage Pregnancy and Birth Rates: New York State and the United States (NYS Council on Children and Families). Albany, NY. New York State Touchstones/KIDS COUNT Special Reports.
Contact: New York State Council on Children and Families, 5 Empire State Plaza, Suite 2810, Albany, NY 12223, 518-473-3652. http://www.capital.net/com/council
Contents: Trends in Education, geographic variation, teenage pregnancy, abstinence, contraception, abortion, economics security, physical and emotional health, babies, mental health, citizenship, family, & community
Rhode Island Title: Ideas that Work. Northeast and Islands Regional Education Laboratory & Rhode Island Kids Count. (2000). Ideas that Work. http://www.rikidscounts.org/itw.html
Contact: Northeast and Islands Regional Education Laboratory, 222 Richmond St., Suite 300, Providence, RI 02903, 800-521-9550 or Rhode Island Kids Count, One Union Station, Providence, RI 02903, 401-351-9400. http://www.lab.brown.edu
Contents: school-based---bilingual programs, dental services, attendance, special education needs, education & support, literacy development, mental health needs, health centers, health insurance, math & science programs for minority & disadvantaged, accreditation of child care centers, support for parents, domestic violence, adult literacy, family involvement, meal programs, neighborhood-based summer programs, lead poisoning treatment, family preservation & support programs
Title: Use of Indicators to Track Welfare Reform. Walsh, C. & Campanelli, S. (2001). Use of Indicators to Track Welfare Reform. Presentation at the ASPE/HHS State Child Indicators Meeting at Chapin Hall Center for Children May 31, 2001.
Contact: Catherine B. Walsh, RI Kids Count, One Union Station, Providence, RI 02903, 401-351-9400. http://www.rikidscount.org
Contents: Child, family, community conditions, state and local community planning and policymaking, improving child and family outcomes, improve programs, monitor impact.
Vermont Title: Outcome-Based Planning: State Partner and Local Communities Working Together to Improve the Well-being of All Vermonters. State Team for Children, Families and Individuals. (2001). Outcome-Based Planning: State Partner and Local Communities Working Together to Improve the Well-being of All Vermonters.
Contact: Cheryl Mitchell, Vermont Agency of Human Services, 103 South Main Street, Waterbury, VT 05671, 802-241-2220.
Contents: Community, pregnant woman and young children thrive, school readiness, children live in stable & supported families, healthy behaviors, transition to adulthood, disability
Title: The Social Well-Being of Vermonters. Murphy, D. (2001). The Social Well-Being of Vermonters. A Report on Outcomes for Vermont's Citizens. http://www.ahs.state.vt.us/publs.htm
Contact: David Murphy, Vermont Agency of Human Services, 103 S. Main St., Waterbury, VT 05671. http://www.ahs.state.vt.us
Contents: Community, pregnant woman and young children thrive, school readiness, children live in stable & supported families, healthy behaviors, transition to adulthood, disability, safety
Title: 2000 Community Profile. Vermont Agency of Human Services Planning Division. (2000). 2000 Community Profile. http://www.ahs.state.vt.us/publs.htm
Contact: http://www.ahs.state.vt.us
Contents: Community, pregnant woman and young children thrive, school readiness, children live in stable & supported families, healthy behaviors, transition to adulthood, disability, safety
West Virginia Title: Mountain State Measures: Outcomes & Indicators of Child & Family Well-Being In West Virginia. Prevention Resource Center. Mountain State Measures: Outcomes & Indicators of Child & Family Well-Being In West Virginia. http://www.prevnet.org/outcomes
Contact: Prevention Resource Center, 100 Angus E. Peyton Dr., South Charleston, WV, 25303
Contents: Healthy people, ready for school, good skills, good jobs, strong families, stable home, safe communities
Title: Child and Adult Indicators by Outcome Domain. Heasley, S. & Whisman, A. (2001). Child and Adult Indicators by Outcome Domains.
Contact: Steve Heasley
Contents: Healthy people, ready for school, good skills, good jobs, strong families, stable home, safe communities, education

Community

Alaska Title: Continuing the Progress of Smart Start: The Next Steps for Supporting Alaska's Young Children and Their Families. Department of Health & Social Services, & Department of Education & Early Development. (2001). Continuing the Progress of Smart Start: The Next Steps for Supporting Alaska's Young Children and Their Families. Alaska.
Contact: Carol Prentice, Collaborative Projects Coordinator Dept. of Health and Social Services, P.O. Box 110610, Juneau, AK 99811-0610, 907-465-6420
Contents: Assuring maternal and child health, enhancing early care and education, supporting healthy stable families, developing supportive neighborhood and communities, establishing support system
Georgia Title: Family Connection as a Catalyst for Community Change: Building and Testing a Theory of Change. Family Connection. (2001). Family Connection as a Catalyst for Community Change: Building and Testing a Theory of Change. Georgia.
Contact: Family Connection, 100 Peachtree St., NW, Suite 500, Atlanta, GA, 30303, 404-527-7394. http://www.georgiafamilyconnection.org
Contents: Community
Title: Georgia's Early Childhood Initiative: Changes in Community Systems
Contact: Carol Wilson, ECI State Director, 706-632-7342
Contents: Services
Hawaii Title: School and Community Profiles. Hawaii Performance Partnerships Board. (2001). School and Community Profiles. Hawaii. http://doe.k12.hi.us
Contact: University of Hawaii Center on the Family, Department of Education. http://www.uhfamily.edu
Contents: School Community Profile, health, safety, family and Community engagement, economy, and educated people
Maine Title: Working Together for Maine Children and Families. Maine Children's Cabinet. (2001). Working Together for Maine Children and Families. Maine.
Contact: Maine Children's Cabinet. http://janus.state.me.us/cabinet
Contents: Health and behavior problems, public & private services, resources, community, case management
Title: Maine Marks for children, Families, & Communities: Leading by Results. Governor's Children's Cabinet, Kid's Count, Maine Development Foundation, University of Southern Maine. (2001). Maine Marks for children, Families, & Communities: Leading by Results. Maine. http://www.mainemarks.org
Contact: http://janus.state.me.us/cabinet
Contents: Safety, schools, work force, families, community
Maryland Title: Maryland's Results for Child Well-Being 2001. Maryland Partnership for Children, Youth, and Families. (2001). Maryland's Results for Child Well-Being 2001. http://www.ocyf.state.md.us/results.htm
Contact: Maryland Partnership for Children, Youth and Families, 301 W. Preston Street, Suite 1502, Baltimore, MD 21201, 410-767-4160. http://www.ocyf.state.md.us
Contents: Healthy kids, School readiness, safety, communities & family
Rhode Island Title: Ideas that Work. Northeast and Islands Regional Education Laboratory & Rhode Island Kids Count. (2000). Ideas that Work. http://www.rikidscount.org/itw.html
Contact: Northeast and Islands Regional Education Laboratory, 222 Richmond St., Suite 300, Providence, RI 02903, 800-521-9550 or Rhode Island Kids Count, One Union Station, Providence, RI 02903, 401-351-9400. http://www.lab.brown.edu
Contents: school-based---bilingual programs, dental services, attendance, special education needs, education & support, literacy development, mental health needs, health centers, health insurance, math & science programs for minority & disadvantaged, accreditation of child care centers, support for parents, domestic violence, adult literacy, family involvement, meal programs, neighborhood-based summer programs, lead poisoning treatment, family preservation & support programs
Minnesota Title: Child, School, and Family and Community Outcomes and Indicators: A Framework for Community Promotion of School Readiness. Minnesota Department of Children, Families, & Learning. Child, School, and Family and Community Outcomes and Indicators: A Framework for Community Promotion of School Readiness.
Contact: Minnesota Department of Children, Families, & Learning, Debbykay Peterson, 1500 W Hwy 36, Roseville, MN 55113
Contents: Child, school, data sources, family and community
New York Title: Tracking Recent Teenage Pregnancy and Birth Rates: New York State and the United States. New York State Touchstones/KIDS COUNT. (2001). Tracking Recent Teenage Pregnancy and Birth Rates: New York State and the United States (NYS Council on Children and Families). Albany, NY. New York State Touchstones/KIDS COUNT Special Reports.
Contact: New York State Council on Children and Families, 5 Empire State Plaza, Suite 2810, Albany, NY 12223, 518-473-3652. http://www.capital.net/com/council
Contents: Trends in Education, geographic variation, teenage pregnancy, abstinence, contraception, abortion, economics security, physical and emotional health, babies, mental health, citizenship, family, & community
Title: Youth Development Resource Kit. Partners for Children. (2001). Youth Development Kit. New York State.
Contact: Steve Goggin, Senior Executive Associate, Children & Youth At-Risk, Cornell Cooperative Extension, NG10C MVR Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, 607-254-5457
Contents: Youth development, developmental milestones, how to engage youth, collaboration and partnerships, youth development training opportunities. Communities & training.
Rhode Island Title: Use of Indicators to Track Welfare Reform. Walsh, C. & Campanelli, S. (2001). Use of Indicators to Track Welfare Reform. Presentation at the ASPE/HHS State Child Indicators Meeting at Chapin Hall Center for Children May 31, 2001.
Contact: Catherine B. Walsh, RI Kids Count, One Union Station, Providence, RI 02903, 401-351-9400. http://www.rikidscount.org http://www.rikidscount.org
Contents: Child, family, community conditions, state and local community planning and policymaking, improving child and family outcomes, improve programs, monitor impact.
Vermont Title: Growing An Outcomes-Based Culture With Communities. Murphy, D. (2001). Growing An Outcomes-Based Culture With Communities. Presentation for the Chapin Hall Center for Children Meeting on Child Indicators.
Contact: David Murphy, Vermont Agency of Human Services
Contents: Communities
Title: Outcome-Based Planning: State Partner and Local Communities Working Together to Improve the Well-being of All Vermonters. State Team for Children, Families and Individuals. (2001). Outcome-Based Planning: State Partner and Local Communities Working Together to Improve the Well-being of All Vermonters.
Contact: Cheryl Mitchell, Vermont Agency of Human Services, 103 South Main Street, Waterbury, VT 05671, 802-241-2220.
Contents: Community, pregnant woman and young children thrive, school readiness, children live in stable & supported families, healthy behaviors, transition to adulthood, disability
Title: Vermont Communities Count: Using results to Strengthen Services for Families and Children. Hogan, C. (1999). Vermont Communities Count: Using results to Strengthen Services for Families and Children. The Annie E. Casey Foundation. http://www.aecf.org/publications/vermont.pdf
Contact: The Annie E. Casey Foundation, 701 St. Paul Street, Baltimore, MD 21202, 410-547-6600. http://www.aecf.org
Contents: Communities, poverty, child welfare, public health, education, safety
Title: The Social Well-Being of Vermonters. Murphy, D. (2001). The Social Well-Being of Vermonters. A Report on Outcomes for Vermont's Citizens. http://www.ahs.state.vt.us/publs.htm
Contact: David Murphy, Vermont Agency of Human Services, 103 S. Main St., Waterbury, VT 05671. http://www.ahs.state.vt.us
Contents: Community, pregnant woman and young children thrive, school readiness, children live in stable & supported families, healthy behaviors, transition to adulthood, disability, safety
Title: 2000 Community Profile. Vermont Agency of Human Services Planning Division. (2000). 2000 Community Profile. http://www.ahs.state.vt.us/publs.htm
Contact: http://www.ahs.state.vt.us
Contents: Community, pregnant woman and young children thrive, school readiness, children live in stable & supported families, healthy behaviors, transition to adulthood, disability, safety
Title: Barre, Vermont: Learning For Life…Four Years of Work and Results. Hogan, C. (2000). Barre, Vermont: Learning For Life…Four Years of Work and Results.
Contact: Cornelius Hogan, Plainfield, Vermont
Contents: Community values, desired outcomes, alcohol & substance abuse, literacy & learning
Title: Advancing Community Well-Being: A Developmental Perspective of Two Community Partnerships in Vermont. Jewiss, J. & Hasazi, S. (1999). Advancing Community Well-Being: A Developmental Perspective of Two Community Partnerships in Vermont.
Contact: N/A
Contents: community
West Virginia Title: Mountain State Measures: Outcomes & Indicators of Child & Family Well-Being In West Virginia. Prevention Resource Center. Mountain State Measures: Outcomes & Indicators of Child & Family Well-Being In West Virginia. http://www.prevnet.org/outcomes
Contact: Prevention Resource Center, 100 Angus E. Peyton Dr., South Charleston, WV, 25303
Contents: Healthy people, ready for school, good skills, good jobs, strong families, stable home, safe communities
Title: Child and Adult Indicators by Outcome Domain. Heasley, S. & Whisman, A. (2001). Child and Adult Indicators by Outcome Domains.
Contact: Steve Heasley
Contents: Healthy people, ready for school, good skills, good jobs, strong families, stable home, safe communities, education

Mental Health

New York Title: Tracking Recent Teenage Pregnancy and Birth Rates: New York State and the United States. New York State Touchstones/KIDS COUNT. (2001). Tracking Recent Teenage Pregnancy and Birth Rates: New York State and the United States (NYS Council on Children and Families). Albany, NY. New York State Touchstones/KIDS COUNT Special Reports.
Contact: New York State Council on Children and Families, 5 Empire State Plaza, Suite 2810, Albany, NY 12223, 518-473-3652. http://www.capital.net/com/council
Contents: Trends in Education, geographic variation, teenage pregnancy, abstinence, contraception, abortion, economics security, physical and emotional health, babies, mental health, citizenship, family, & community
Rhode Island Title: Ideas that Work. Northeast and Islands Regional Education Laboratory & Rhode Island Kids Count. (2000). Ideas that Work. http://www.rikidscount.org/itw.html
Contact: Northeast and Islands Regional Education Laboratory, 222 Richmond St., Suite 300, Providence, RI 02903, 800-521-9550 or Rhode Island Kids Count, One Union Station, Providence, RI 02903, 401-351-9400. http://www.lab.brown.edu
Contents: school-based---bilingual programs, dental services, attendance, special education needs, education & support, literacy development, mental health needs, health centers, health insurance, math & science programs for minority & disadvantaged, accreditation of child care centers, support for parents, domestic violence, adult literacy, family involvement, meal programs, neighborhood-based summer programs, lead poisoning treatment, family preservation & support programs

Development

Minnesota Title: Minnesota Early Childhood Indicators of Progress: A Resource Guide. Minnesota Department of Children, Families, & Learning. (2000). Minnesota Early Childhood Indicators of Progress: A Resource Guide. Minnesota. http://cfl.state.mn.us/ecfi/EARLYCHI.PDF
Contact: Early Childhood and Family Initative, Minnesota Department of Children, Families, & Learning, 1500 Highway 36 west, Rseville, MN 55113, 651-582-8402. http://cfl.state.mn.us/ecfi
Contents: Personal & social development, education, communication, physical development
Title: Systematic Outcomes: Integrated Early Childhood Care and Education Programs and Services Infrastructure Outcomes. Minnesota Department of Children, Families, & Learning. Systematic Outcomes: Integrated Early Childhood Care and Education Programs and Services Infrastructure Outcomes.
Contact: Minnesota Department of Children, Families, & Learning, Debbykay Peterson, 1500 W Hwy 36, Roseville, MN 55113
Contents: Policy Development, early childhood care & education
New York Title: Promoting Positive Youth Development in New York State: Moving from Dialogue to Action. Partners for Children. (2001). Promoting Positive Youth Development in New York State: Moving from Dialogue to Action.
Contact: Partners for Children
Contents: Key driving factors for Initiative, Youth Development, principles, benefits
Rhode Island Title: Ideas that Work. Northeast and Islands Regional Education Laboratory & Rhode Island Kids Count. (2000). Ideas that Work. http://www.rikidscount.org/itw.html
Contact: Northeast and Islands Regional Education Laboratory, 222 Richmond St., Suite 300, Providence, RI 02903, 800-521-9550 or Rhode Island Kids Count, One Union Station, Providence, RI 02903, 401-351-9400. http://www.lab.brown.edu
Contents: school-based---bilingual programs, dental services, attendance, special education needs, education & support, literacy development, mental health needs, health centers, health insurance, math & science programs for minority & disadvantaged, accreditation of child care centers, support for parents, domestic violence, adult literacy, family involvement, meal programs, neighborhood-based summer programs, lead poisoning treatment, family preservation & support programs
Vermont Title: What Works: Promoting Positive Youth development in Your Community. Murphey, D. (2000). What Works: Promoting Positive Youth development in Your Community. Waterbury, VT: Vermont Agency of Human Services, Planning Division. http://www.ahs.state.vt.us/publs.htm
Contact: Vermont Agency of Human Services, Planning Division, 103 S. Main St., Waterbury, VT 05671, 802-241-2234. http://www.ahs.state.vt.us
Contents: Youth development
Title: Developmental Assets: A Profile of Your Youth. Search Institute. (2000). Developmental Assets: A Profile of Your Youth. Waterbury, VT: Vermont Agency of Human Services, Planning Division.
Contact: Search Institute, Thresher Square West, Suite 210, 700 South Third St., Minneapolis, MN 55415, 800-888-7828
Contents: Positive human development, development assets, risk-taking behavior & thriving indicators, survey items with responses

Child Welfare

Minnesota Title: Measuring Our Performance and the Well-being of Children: Indicators to Help Strengthen Minnesota's Child Welfare System. Minnesota Department of Human Services. (2000). Measuring Our Performance and the Well-being of Children: Indicators to Help Strengthen Minnesota's Child Welfare System. Minnesota.
Contact: Minnesota Department of Human Services, 444 Lafayette Road North, St. Paul, MN 55155, 651-296-7031
Contents: Child Safety, permanency, well-being, child welfare
Rhode Island Title: Child Care in Rhode Island: Caring for Infants and Pre-School Children. Rhode Island Kids Count. (1997). Child Care in Rhode Island: Caring for Infants and Pre-School Children. Issues # 4.
Contact: Rhode Island Kids Count, 40 Exchange Terrace, Providence, RI 02903, 401-351-9400. http://www.rikidscount.org
Contents: Healthy kids, child care, low-income, welfare reform
Vermont Title: Vermont Communities Count: Using results to Strengthen Services for Families and Children. Hogan, C. (1999). Vermont Communities Count: Using results to Strengthen Services for Families and Children. The Annie E. Casey Foundation. http://www.aecf.org/publications.vermont.pdf
Contact: The Annie E. Casey Foundation, 701 St. Paul Street, Baltimore, MD 21202, 410-547-6600. http://www.aecf.org
Contents: Communities, poverty, child welfare, public health, education, safety

Child Care

Florida Title: Impact of Welfare Reform on Children. Learning System Institute. (2001). Impact of Welfare Reform on Children (Florida Department of Children and Families). Florida.
Contact: Learning Systems Institute
Contents: Healthcare, childcare, child support, child-only cases, k-12 education
Minnesota Title: No Better Time: Starting Early for School Success. Minnesota Department of Children, Families & Learning. (2001). No Better Time: Starting Early for School Success.
Contact: Kris Norman-Major 651-634-2275, kris.norman-major@state.mn.us
Contents: Creating an early childhood care & education system
Title: Systematic Outcomes: Integrated Early Childhood Care and Education Programs and Services Infrastructure Outcomes. Minnesota Department of Children, Families, & Learning. Systematic Outcomes: Integrated Early Childhood Care and Education Programs and Services Infrastructure Outcomes.
Contact: Minnesota Department of Children, Families, & Learning, Debbykay Peterson, 1500 W Hwy 36, Roseville, MN 55113
Contents: Policy Development, early childhood care & education
Rhode Island Title: Child Care in Rhode Island: Caring for Infants and Pre-School Children. Rhode Island Kids Count. (1997). Child Care in Rhode Island: Caring for Infants and Pre-School Children. Issues # 4.
Contact: Rhode Island Kids Count, 40 Exchange Terrace, Providence, RI 02903, 401-351-9400. http://www.rikidscount.org
Contents: Healthy kids, child care, low-income, welfare reform

Technical

Delaware Title: Results for Children: Accomplishments & Recommendations
Contact: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Contents: Accomplishments and findings, performance measures, linking
Minnesota Title: Minnesota Data Linkage Initiative Related to Minnesota's Children and Families
Contact: Betty Cooke, 651-582-8329, betty.cooke@state.mn.us
Contents: Background, purpose, description, rationale, issues, and sample
Title: Child, School, and Family and Community Outcomes and Indicators: A Framework for Community Promotion of School Readiness. Minnesota Department of Children, Families, & Learning. Child, School, and Family and Community Outcomes and Indicators: A Framework for Community Promotion of School Readiness.
Contact: Minnesota Department of Children, Families, & Learning, Debbykay Peterson, 1500 W Hwy 36, Roseville, MN 55113
Contents: Child, school, data sources, family and community
New York Title: Policy, Organization and Technical Issues in Developing a Data Resource for the Health and Well-Being of Children. NYS Council on Children and Families, Cornell University, College of Human Ecology, & Center for Technology in Governmental/University at Albany, SUNY. (1999). Policy, Organization and Technical Issues in Developing a Data Resource for the Health and Well-Being of Children. Albany, NY.
Contact: Ms. Deborah Benson, Director, Bureau of Policy Analysis and Program Planning, New York State Council on Children and Families, Corning Tower, 5 Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY, 12223, 518-473-3652
Contents: The Primary goal of this project is to expand on the extensive indicator work already conducted through the New York State Touchstones/Kids Count Initiative. The aim is to advance the use of children's health and well-being indicators as a tool for policy development, planning, and accountability. This is the results of a Concept Mapping Analysis. Mapping nothing specific.
Title: Regional User Meeting Report. NYS Council on Children and Families, Cornell University, College of Human Ecology, & Center for Technology in Governmental/University at Albany, SUNY. (1999). Regional User Meetings Report. Albany, NY.
Contact: Ms. Deborah Benson, Director, Bureau of Policy Analysis and Program Planning, New York State Council on Children and Families, Corning Tower, 5 Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY, 12223, 518-473-3652
Contents: The aim is to advance the use of indicator data on children's health and well-being as tools for policy development, planning, and accountability at the state, county and community levels by making the necessary data available in a more timely and accessible way. Jobs & resources.
Title: Kids Well-being Indicator Clearinghouse: Technical Documentation. Canestraro, D., Werthmuller, D., & Berlin, D. (2000). Kids Well-being Indicator Clearinghouse: Technical Documentation. Center for Technology in Government. New York, NY.
Contact: N/A
Contents: KWIC infrastructure, web page framework, preparing data, staging process, & uploading data to the KWIC application server.

Other

Delaware Title: The Role of Social Indicators In Developing a Managing for Results System. Aristigueta, M., Cooksy, L., & Nelson, C. (2001). The Role of Social Indicators In Developing a Managing for Results System. Public Performance & Management Review 24(3). pp. 254-269.
Contact: N/A
Contents: Social indicators, identifying & assembling indicators,
Title: Today's Kids, Tomorrow's Delaware: A Resource Guide to help you Communicate, Advocate, and Volunteer in Your Community
Contact: Kids Count 302-831-4966
Contents: Increase awareness about the challenges facing children and their families, and encourage involvement in children's lives and in issues related to Children's health and well-being
Florida Title: Comments on factors and contexts that influence how indicators get used-with reflection on surviving changes in leadership. Johnson, C. (2001). Comments on factors and contexts that influence how indicators get used-with reflection on surviving changes in leadership. Florida.
Contact: Christine Johnson
Contents: Changes in administration and political party control, organizational structure and change, demographic context, public and institutional reaction, measurement context
Title: Profiles In Courage: Evolution of Florida's Quality Improvement and Performance Measurement Systems. Beitsch, L., Grigg, M., Mason, K., & Brooks, R. Profiles In Courage: Evolution of Florida's Quality Improvement and Performance Measurement Systems.
Contact: N/A
Contents: Quality Improvement, performance measures, performance based program budgeting, performance standards
Georgia Title: A Framework for Improving Results. Family Connection. (2001). A Framework for Improving Results. Georgia.
Contact: Family Connection, 100 Peachtree St., NW, Suite 500, Atlanta, GA, 30303, 404-527-7394. http://www.georgiafamilyconnection.org
Contents: Regional Results for different counties
Title: Georgia's Early Childhood Initiative: Changes in Community Systems
Contact: Carol Wilson, ECI State Director, 706-632-7342
Contents: Services
Maine Title: Working Together for Maine Children and Families. Maine Children's Cabinet. (2001). Working Together for Maine Children and Families. Maine.
Contact: Maine Children's Cabinet
Contents: Health and behavior problems, public & private services, resources, community, case management
Minnesota Title: Minnesota Early Childhood Indicators of Progress: A Resource Guide. Minnesota Department of Children, Families, & Learning. (2000). Minnesota Early Childhood Indicators of Progress: A Resource Guide. Minnesota.
Contact: Early Childhood and Family Initative, Minnesota Department of Children, Families, & Learning, 1500 Highway 36 west, Rseville, MN 55113, 651-582-8402. http://cfl.state.mn.us/ecfi
Contents: Personal & social development, education, communication, physical development
Title: Measuring Our Performance and the Well-being of Children: Indicators to Help Strengthen Minnesota's Child Welfare System. Minnesota Department of Human Services. (2000). Measuring Our Performance and the Well-being of Children: Indicators to Help Strengthen Minnesota's Child Welfare System. Minnesota.
Contact: Minnesota Department of Human Services, 444 Lafayette Road North, St. Paul, MN 55155, 651-296-7031
Contents: Child Safety, permanency, well-being, child welfare
New York Title: Tracking Recent Teenage Pregnancy and Birth Rates: New York State and the United States. New York State Touchstones/KIDS COUNT. (2001). Tracking Recent Teenage Pregnancy and Birth Rates: New York State and the United States (NYS Council on Children and Families). Albany, NY. New York State Touchstones/KIDS COUNT Special Reports.
Contact: New York State Council on Children and Families, 5 Empire State Plaza, Suite 2810, Albany, NY 12223, 518-473-3652. http://www.capital.net/com/council
Contents: Trends in Education, geographic variation, teenage pregnancy, abstinence, contraception, abortion, economics security, physical and emotional health, babies, mental health, citizenship, family, & community
Title: The Making of a Partners for Children Community. Partners for Children. The Making of a Partners for Children Community. New York.
Contact: Partners for children 877-522-9241
Contents: It is a guide on collective knowledge on successful partnerships.
Rhode Island Title: Issues Affecting the Well-Being of Rhode Island's Youngest Children. Rhode Island Kids Count. (1998). Issues Affecting the Well-Being of Rhode Island's Youngest Children. Issues # 6. http://www.rikidscount.org/healthbrief.pdf
Contact: Rhode Island Kids Count, 40 Exchange Terrace, Providence, RI 02903, 401-351-9400. http://www.rikidscount.org
Contents: Prenatal care, low birthweight, mortality, lead poisoning, asthma, immunizations, health insurance, abuse and neglect, birth to teens, single parent
Title: Childhood Poverty in Rhode Island: A Statistical Profile. Rhode Island Kids Count. (1999). Childhood Poverty in Rhode Island: A Statistical Profile. Issues # 7.
Contact: Rhode Island Kids Count, 40 Exchange Terrace, Providence, RI 02903, 401-351-9400. http://www.rikidscount.org
Contents: poverty
Title: Children Exposed to Domestic Violence. Rhode Island Kids Count. (2000). Children Exposed to Domestic Violence.
Contact: Rhode Island Kids Count, 40 Exchange Terrace, Providence, RI 02903, 401-351-9400. http://www.rikidscount.org
Contents: Domestic violence
Title: Ideas that Work. Northeast and Islands Regional Education Laboratory & Rhode Island Kids Count. (2000). Ideas that Work. http://www.rikidscount.org/itw.html
Contact: Northeast and Islands Regional Education Laboratory, 222 Richmond St., Suite 300, Providence, RI 02903, 800-521-9550 or Rhode Island Kids Count, One Union Station, Providence, RI 02903, 401-351-9400. http://www.lab.brown.edu
Contents: school-based---bilingual programs, dental services, attendance, special education needs, education & support, literacy development, mental health needs, health centers, health insurance, math & science programs for minority & disadvantaged, accreditation of child care centers, support for parents, domestic violence, adult literacy, family involvement, meal programs, neighborhood-based summer programs, lead poisoning treatment, family preservation & support programs
Title: Family and Community
Contact: Rhode Island Kids Count, 40 Exchange Terrace, Providence, RI 02903, 401-351-9400. http://www.rikidscount.org
Contents: Child population, single parents, economic well-being, health, foster care
Title: Social Exclusion of Children in the U.S.: Identifying Potential Indicators. Aber, J.L., Gershoff, E. & Brooks-Gunn, J. (2001). Social Exclusion of Children in the U.S.: Identifying Potential Indicators. Paper prepared for the Conference on Social Exclusion and Children.
Contact: N/A
Contents: Social Exclusion of Children
Title: Use of Indicators to Track Welfare Reform. Walsh, C. & Campanelli, S. (2001). Use of Indicators to Track Welfare Reform. Presentation at the ASPE/HHS State Child Indicators Meeting at Chapin Hall Center for Children May 31, 2001.
Contact: Catherine B. Walsh, RI Kids Count, One Union Station, Providence, RI 02903, 401-351-9400. http://www.rikidscount.org
Contents: Child, family, community conditions, state and local community planning and policymaking, improving child and family outcomes, improve programs, monitor impact.
Title: Investing in Children: Convincing the World to take the Plunge and Ride the Waves. Ferguson, C. (2001). Investing in Children: Convincing the World to take the Plunge and Ride the Waves. Presentation for the ASPE Child Indicators Project may 30-June 1, 2001 at the Chapin Hall Center for Children.
Contact: Christine Ferguson, RI Department of Human Services
Contents: Outcomes, initiatives, investment
Vermont Title: Vermont Communities Count: Using results to Strengthen Services for Families and Children. Hogan, C. (1999). Vermont Communities Count: Using results to Strengthen Services for Families and Children. The Annie E. Casey Foundation. http://www.aecf.org/publications/vermont.pdf
Contact: The Annie E. Casey Foundation, 701 St. Paul Street, Baltimore, MD 21202, 410-547-6600. http://www.aecf.org
Contents: Communities, poverty, child welfare, public health, education, safety
Title: The Social Well-Being of Vermonters. Murphy, D. (2001). The Social Well-Being of Vermonters. A Report on Outcomes for Vermont's Citizens. http://www.ahs.state.vt.us/publs.htm
Contact: David Murphy, Vermont Agency of Human Services, 103 S. Main St., Waterbury, VT 05671. http://www.ahs.state.vt.us
Contents: Community, pregnant woman and young children thrive, school readiness, children live in stable & supported families, healthy behaviors, transition to adulthood, disability, safety
Title: 2000 Community Profile. Vermont Agency of Human Services Planning Division. (2000). 2000 Community Profile. http://www.ahs.state.vt.us
Contact: http://www.ahs.state.vt.us
Contents: Community, pregnant woman and young children thrive, school readiness, children live in stable & supported families, healthy behaviors, transition to adulthood, disability, safety
Title: Barre, Vermont: Learning For Life…Four Years of Work and Results. Hogan, C. (2000). Barre, Vermont: Learning For Life…Four Years of Work and Results.
Contact: Cornelius Hogan, Plainfield, Vermont
Contents: Community values, desired outcomes, alcohol & substance abuse, literacy & learning
Title: Technology for Vermonters
Contact: N/A
Contents: Outcomes resonance, pregnancy rates, abuse & neglect, dropouts
Title: What Works: Preventing Youth Disruptive or Violent Behavior in Your Community. Jimerson, T., Brooks, T., & Murphey, D. (1998). What Works: Preventing Youth Disruptive or Violent Behavior in Your Community. Waterbury, VT: Vermont Agency of Human Services, Planning Division. http://www.ahs.state.vt.us/publs.htm
Contact: Vermont Agency of Human Services, Planning Division, 103 S. Main St., Waterbury, VT 05671, 802-241-2234. http://www.ahs.state.vt.us
Contents: Youth disruptive, effective programs
Title: What Works: Preventing Youth Substance Abuse in Your Community. Jimerson, T., & Murphey, D. (1998). What Works: Preventing Youth Substance Abuse in Your Community. Waterbury, VT: Vermont Agency of Human Services, Planning Division. http://www.ahs.state.vt.us/publs.htm
Contact: Vermont Agency of Human Services, Planning Division, 103 S. Main St., Waterbury, VT 05671, 802-241-2234. http://www.ahs.state.vt.us
Contents: Substance abuse
Title: What Works: Preventing Teen Pregnancy in Your Community. Brooks, T. & Murphey, D, (1999). What Works: Preventing Teen Pregnancy in Your Community. Waterbury, VT: Vermont Agency of Human Services, Planning Division. http://www.ahs.state.vt.us/publs.htm
Contact: Vermont Agency of Human Services, Planning Division, 103 S. Main St., Waterbury, VT 05671, 802-241-2234. http://www.ahs.state.vt.us
Contents: Teen pregnancy
West Virginia Title: West Virginia's Outcomes and Indicators of Child/Family Well Being. Heasley, S. (2001). West Virginia's Outcomes and Indicators of Child/Family Well Being. http://www.prevnet.org/outcomes
Contact: Steven Heasley
Contents: Goal, summary of progress made


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