Those interested in data on children in poverty may also want to review material noted under “Fact Sheets” below.
A State by State Report on Children's Health: Family Income and Education More Important than Medical Care
Further, the article has links to the report and clearly explains how the reports data was collected.
The issue brief discusses the challenges faced by children who grow up in low income environments. It includes statistics regarding vulnerable children and solutions to prevent vulnerable children from falling behind.
This document demonstrates the challenges facing homeless children, as well as, explaining the McKinney-Vento Act and how it can help children. The document also has information about Early Childhood Special Education and Headstart.
This study uses statistics to analyze the position of poor children in both urban and rural environments. The report takes into consideration type of job and ethnicity, as well as, location.
Data includes information on employment, education, family structure, age, race and ethnicity, immigrant status, and geography.
This brief provides state-by-state percentages of children in low-income families, including percentages based on age, parents with a high school degree, living with a single parent, and living with two immigrant parents.
Efforts to Promote Children's Economic Security Must Address Needs of Hard-Working Immigrant Families
The brief includes an overview of federal and state policy involving immigrant access to vital services/public benefits, e.g. food stamps.
Sufficient income, assets, human and social capital are noted as key policy areas to meet family economic security. State-by-state policy and context profiles are available via the NCCP website.