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Are the Children Well?

The mental health challenges our country’s youth face call for shifting the focus of policy and practice from illness, to promotion of wellness and flourishing. This report summarizes current knowledge on children’s mental health, and offers a more-inclusive framework for understanding mental wellness.

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Child Indicator News

The spring edition of the Child Indicator Newsletter reports on new conceptualizations of children’s health, the Department of Education’s civil rights data collection, and more.

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Applying the Research

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State of States' Early Childhood Data Systems

Most states could do much more to link data from early care and education services, according to a 2013 Early Childhood Data Collaborative survey. Without these links, it can be hard to answer basic questions about programs’ impacts and reach.

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