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.
2017 State of Texas Children
Rio Grande Valley Report

2017 State of Texas Children
Rio Grande Valley Report

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 - State of Texas Children 2016
Our Staff
Texas Kids Count team
Texas Kids Count Film
Texas kids do the talking in our latest video, "Invest In Me."

Kids Count Data Center
2019 KIDS COUNT Data Book

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. 
2017 KIDS COUNT Data Book

2016 National KIDS COUNT Book

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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