Center for Public Policy Priorities

Kids Count
Kids Count is a national and state-by-state effort to track the status of children in the U.S. funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. CPPP is the home of the Texas Kids Count Project. 

When Texas children are safe, healthy, and educated, Texas thrives. Ensuring that kids do well today  ensures that we all do well tomorrow. From 2000 to 2010, Texas accounted for half of the U.S. child population growth, which means when Texas kids do better, the U.S. does better.
Resources
2016 State of Texas Children
Annual Kids Count Report


Press Release
2015 State of Texas Children
Annual Kids Count Report


Food and Nutrition in Texas
What You Need to Know

Invest in Texas Kids. It Matters.
A 20-Year Look at Texas' Budget for Our Children

2014-15 Children's Budget Report

2013 State of Texas Children
Investing in Our Future - Annual Kids Count Data Book


Webinar - Using the Kids Count Data Center
Our Staff
Texas Kids Count Film
Texas kids do the talking in our latest video, "Invest In Me."


Events
MAY
11
2016

2016 State of Texas and San Antonio Children: Breakfast Briefing and Community Workshop



The Center for Public Policy Priorities, Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc., Voices for Children of San Antonio, and the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce invite you to the release event and community workshop for CPPP’s 2016 Texas Kids Count report and San Antonio area snapshot.

Date:
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Breakfast Briefing: 9:00 a.m.
Workshop: 10:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (lunch included)
Location: TriPoint Event Center, San Antonio, Texas 78212


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MAY
25
2016

Why Equity Matters: 2016 State of Texas Children and Fort Worth Snapshot



Take a deeper dive into the Fort Worth data on why equity -- across genders, neighborhoods, incomes, races and ethnicities -- matters for child well-being.

This breakfast data briefing, followed by a community workshop, features the Center for Public Policy Priorities and is generously sponsored by North Texas Community Foundation, Early Learning Alliance, the Boone Family Foundation and the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

Date:
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Breakfast Briefing: 9:00 a.m.
Workshop: 10:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (lunch included)
Location: Lena Pope, Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107


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JUN
08
2016

Webinar: State of Texas Children


Join us for a lunchtime webinar as we share the findings from our 2016 Texas Kids Count report along with opportunities and policies that can ensure all kids—regardless of ZIP code, family income, gender, race or ethnicity—have the ability to compete and succeed in life.

Date:
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Space is limited! Please register today for this free webinar.

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Check back soon for Kids Count events in other cities! Contact us at events@cppp.org for more information.
2015 State of Texas Children - Release Event
Kids Count Data Center
Visit the Kids Count Data Center for a state-by-state and county-by-county look at how kids are faring in more than 70 child well-being indicators. 
2015 National Kids Count Book

2014 National Data Book


The 25th edition of the Annie E. Casey Foundation National KIDS COUNT report shows poor child well-being in Texas remains largely unchanged in the short and long term. 
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