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Distracted Nation: Keep Your Eyes on the Kids

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For three weeks now, the news has been focused on the government shutdown/showdown. It has been all-consuming. There have been debates, accusations, finger-pointing, blaming, and from many Americans, disgust. Now that the shutdown is over with a budget in place … Continue reading

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CommunityData Wiki: A Data Geek’s Dream

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This post is written for colleagues with an interest in data and/or children’s issues. I submitted a project idea with the Knight Foundation OpenGovernment News Challenge. I’m asking that you take a look at my CommunityData Wiki submission and consider … Continue reading

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Good News for Kids?

The Children’s Bureau has just released 2009 data which shows a continuation of the trend of declining numbers of children in foster care.  For the first time in over a decade, the number of children in foster care dipped below … Continue reading

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