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World Family Map

The World Family Map is a comprehensive report that identifies and tracks family factors affecting child and family well-being, across 60 countries. In all regions of the world, the family itself is undergoing major changes.

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More Parents are Aggravated by Kids

Between 1997 and 2011/12, the proportion of parents reporting aggravation increased by more than 50 percent. But there was no statistically significant change nationally during the recent economic downturn. This brief highlights trends in parental aggravation.

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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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