2018 KIDS COUNT - Alaska Well-Being

KIDS COUNT Alaska is a project that supports the core component of fostering data. KKids Count Alaska is part of the national KIDS COUNT program at the Annie E. Casey Foundation (AECF).

The mission of KIDS COUNT is to ensure child advocates, policymakers, and the public have access to high-quality, unbiased data about child well-being. AECF gathers and publishes child well-being data from national and state sources online on the KIDS COUNT Data Center. Currently, the data center houses over 4 million data points at national and local levels.

To provide an accessible snapshot of child well-being, KIDS COUNT compiles annual Data Books that describe national and state progress towards selected indicators of children’s economic wellbeing, education, health, and family/community context. KIDS COUNT engages in advocacy at the federal level for investments in data collection and p