Ready or Not, Here Comes the Kindergarten Class of 2013

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[1] U.S. Census Bureau, October 2011Current Population Survey.  School enrollment. http://www.census.gov/hhes/school/data/cps/2011/tables.html

[2] Child Trends’ analysis of data from the National Survey of Children’s Health, 2011/12.

[3] Ibid.

[4] Ibid.

[5] Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics. (2013).  America’s children.  Special feature: The kindergarten year.  http://childstats.gov/americaschildren/special.asp

[6] Ibid.

[7] Child Trends’ analysis of data from the National Survey of Children’s Health.  2003 and 2011/12.

[8] Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics. Op. cit.

[9] Ibid.

[10] Child Trends’ analysis of data from the National Survey of Children’s Health, 2011/12.

[11] Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics. Op. cit.

[12] Child Trends DataBank. (2013).  Breastfeeding.  http://www.childtrends.org/?indicators=breastfeeding

[13] Child Trends DataBank. (2013). Unmet dental needs. http://www.childtrends.org/?indicators=unmet-dental-needs

[14]Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics. Op. cit.

[15] Child Trends’ analysis of data from the National Survey of Children’s Health.  2003 and 2011/12.

[16] Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics. Op. cit.

[17] Child Trends’ analysis of data from the National Survey of Children’s Health, 2011/12.

[18] Child Trends’ analysis of data from the National Survey of Children’s Health.  2003 and 2011/12.

[19] Child Trends DataBank. Health care coverage. http://www.childtrends.org/?indicators=health-care-coverage

[20] Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics. Op. cit.

[21] Child Trends DataBank. (2013). Overweight children and youth. http://www.childtrends.org/?indicators=overweight-children-and-youth

[22] Child Trends DataBank. (2013). Receipt of SNAP benefits (food stamps). http://www.childtrends.org/?indicators=food-stamp-receipt

[23] Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics. Op. cit. Low income is defined as less than twice the federal poverty level.

[24] Child Trends’ analysis of the 2013 and 2003 June Current Population Surveys.

[25] Child Trends’ analysis of 2012 National Health Interview Survey data.

[26] Ibid.

[27] Child Trends DataBank. (2013). Seat belt use. http://www.childtrends.org/?indicators=seat-belt-use

[28] Child Trends DataBank. (2013). Children with special health care needs. http://www.childtrends.org/?indicators=children-with-special-health-care-needs

[29] Child Trends DataBank. (2013). Low and very low birthweight babies. http://www.childtrends.org/?indicators=low-and-very-low-birthweight-infants

[30] Child Trends DataBank. (2013). Child maltreatment. http://www.childtrends.org/?indicators=child-maltreatment