News Releases

09/14/2016 136,000 NJ Students Missing Too Much School

08/30/2016 NJ high schools lag in serving breakfast to teens

08/01/2016 Report: Newark children faring better in midst of pervasive poverty

07/27/2016 New resource for parents to find summer meals for kids

06/21/2016 NJ Ranks 2nd for Education Nationwide in 2016 KIDS COUNT Data Book

06/14/2016 When school’s out, hunger moves in for NJ kids; Meals to be offered at a growing number of sites across the state.

06/06/2016 NEWS: New Jersey Kids Count 2016 Report Shows Mixed Progress in Child Well-Being

04/25/2016 NEWS: New report on devastating toll of parental incarceration on kids

02/16/2016 NJ Jumps to 23rd Nationally for School Breakfast

01/21/2016 Newark students missing too much school, Call to action for school and community leaders

01/19/2016 New Jersey narrows health coverage gap for Hispanic kids

12/10/2015 Paterson posts gains for kids

10/20/2015 Forum aims to end “school to prison” pipeline

10/15/2015 Passaic first for school breakfast: Hunterdon last

10/15/2015 Breakfast after the bell feeds more NJ students

10/05/2015 Federal funds open preschool doors to 1,500 NJ kids

09/17/2015 NJ child poverty drops; More children insured

09/10/2015 News: 177 NJ school districts have unacceptably high chronic absentee rates

07/21/2015 NJ sees continued decline in family fiscal health

07/01/2015 NJ needs to expand summer meals to more hungry children

05/19/2015 Most NJ foster kids live with families

04/20/2015 Race for Results: Children of color struggle on all fronts

03/10/2015 Report: Newark kids healthier, poorer

02/25/2015 Report: Critical supports lift kids out of poverty

02/10/2015 NJ achieves highest increase in nation for school breakfast

01/27/2015 Pre-K Our Way kicks off

12/10/2014 NJ wins PreK expansion funds

11/12/2014 Report: Take dual approach to ending child poverty

10/07/2014 School breakfast participation rises 55 Pprcent

09/08/2014 Bound Brook, Quinton win school breakfast challenge

07/28/2014  News: Survey says NJ foster children need more positive visits with family 

07/28/2014 NJ shows mixed progress in protecting children, Relaxing standards would be ill-advised

07/22/2014 Two decades of progress for NJ kids, Despite rising poverty, child well-being improves in many areas

06/24/2014 Summer May Leave Nutritional Gap for Newark Children

04/24/2014 Hunterdon Tops Kids Count Rankings, Cumberland Is Last  

04/01/2014 New Scorecard Shows Race Matters for Kids

02/26/2014 NJ Child Care Providers Need Help to Improve Quality of Care

02/06/2014 Newark Kids Make Progress Over 10 Years, Still Lag Behind Peers Statewide

01/28/2014 NJ 4th Graders Score Low on Literacy, Still Ahead of Nation

01/21/2014 NJ Jumps to 37th Nationally for School Breakfast

12/11/2013 NJ parents struggle to find quality, affordable child care

11/03/2013 NJ Leads Nation in Preschool Attendance, Still 88,000 Children Lack Access

10/01/2013 School Breakfast Participation on the Rise Statewide, 320, 000 children still unserved

09/19/2013 Child Poverty Continues to Grow in NJ

07/31/2013 National survey finds overwhelming support for public investments in early learning

06/24/2013 NJ Leads Nation in Education, Loses Ground on Health

06/13/2013 NJ seeks to limit information about child deaths

05/21/2013 Hunterdon Tops Kids Count Rankings, Salem Comes in Last

04/23/2013 NJ Districts Challenged on School Breakfast

02/27/2013 NJ Leads Nation in Dramatic Drop in Juvenile Incarceration

02/27/2013 Time for NJ to Keep the Promise of Preschool

02/06/2013 Booker, Facebook Fund Respond to Newark Kids Count Vow action to help babies, toddlers get a strong start

02/06/2013 Just Starting Out and Already Behind: Newark Children’s First Years Fraught with Perils

01/23/2013 South Jersey School Breakfast Summit Aims to Feed More Hungry Students