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Oct. 24 East Orange to Launch Free After School Meal Program During City’s First Hunger Summit on Oct 26

Oct. 24, 2016 Interactive Map: Many poor kids still miss free breakfast in NJ

Oct. 21, 2016 Fighting childhood hunger: Report says NJ could be doing much more

Oct. 20, 2016 300,000 low-income N.J. kids missed out on school breakfasts this year

Oct. 20, 2016 Atlantic City recognized for community efforts to feed children

Oct. 20, 2016 How school breakfast programs are growing slowly

Oct. 20, 2016 Passaic First in State for School Breakfast; Hunterdon Last

Oct. 20, 2016 Report: Communities can do more to combat childhood hunger, Thousands of NJ children face hunger

Sept. 24, 2016 Table: Chronic Absenteeism rates for Burlington County school districts

Sept. 24, 2016 Report: Chronic absenteeism rates vary widely across Burlington County

Sept. 21, 2016 MULLANE: How to cut school absenteeism — more male teachers

Sept. 19, 2016 NJ Spotlignt 10%

Sept. 19, 2016 Burlington County schools finding ways to tackle chronic absenteeism

Sept. 18, 2016 Thumbs-down for Sept. 18

Sept. 15, 2016 136,000 NJ students were ‘chronically absent’ last year. Here’s what schools can do

Sept. 15, 2016 136,000 NJ Students Are Chronically Absent From School

Sept. 15, 2016 Trenton school hailed as exemplary amid ‘chronic’ absence study

Sept. 15, 2016 136,000 NJ students were ‘chronically absent’ last year. Here’s what schools can do

Sept. 14, 2016 Report: More than one in 10 N.J. students were chronically absent in school

Sept. 14, 2016 Trenton Public Schools ranks as one of worst in state with student absenteeism

Sep. 14, 2016 Trenton Public Schools ranks as one of worst in state with student absenteeism

Sep. 14, 2016 Report: 16 county school districts have ‘high chronic absenteeism’

Sep. 14, 2016 These are the Factors Behind Chronic Absenteeism in NJ

Jun. 21, 2016 Children’s lot is worse in Pennsylvania, better in New Jersey, report says

Jun. 15, 2016 Fewer NJ Kids Living in Poverty, But Many in Low-Income Families (video)

Jun. 15, 2016 Ocean County slips to 12th in NJ Kids Count Rankings

Jun. 10, 2016 Study tracking kids’ welfare places Sussex County sixth in state

Jun. 09, 2016 Hudson County improves to 13th in state for kids’ well-being

Jun. 07, 2016 50,792

Jun. 07, 2016 In NJ, child poverty, infant deaths drop

Jun. 06, 2016 Report: Child Poverty In New Jersey Improves But Still High

Jun. 06, 20161 in 3 children in NJ are being raised by struggling low-income families

Jun. 06, 2016 Is child poverty finally declining in N.J.?

Jun. 06, 2016 Three South Jersey counties rank among lowest for children

Jun. 06, 2016 Childhood poverty rate rises in Bergen, Passaic

Jun. 06, 2016 Report: Cape May Among Worst New Jersey Counties for Kids’ Health, Wellbeing

Apr. 25, 2016 65K N.J. children have grown up with a parent in prison

Apr. 25, 2016 Report recommends ways to help children of incarcerated parents

Apr. 18, 2016 Assistant Director Mary Coogan speaks on Childhood Lead Poisoning on Comcast Newsmakers

Apr. 11, 2016 NJ Lawmakers Seek Solutions for Childhood Lead Poisoning

Mar. 31, 2016 NJ family leave program needs tweaks, study finds

Mar. 7, 2016 Atlantic City shows how high schools can offer ‘breakfast after the bell

2016_01_21_newark_chonic_absenteeism_coverJan. 21, 2016 Report: Poverty, health issues cause chronic absenteeism in Newark schools

Jan. 21, 2016 NEWARK – In an obvious world, you can’t educate a child if he or she does not show up for school.

Jan. 21, 2016 Report: Poverty, health issues cause chronic absenteeism in Newark schools

Jan. 21, 2016 Report details chronic absenteeism among Newark school children, PoliticoNewJersey

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Kids Count in the News

New Jersey Kids Count 2015 in the News

Jul.30,2015 Childhood poverty on the rise, according to national report

Jul.24,2015 The U.S. Is letting poor kids fall further and further behind in reading 

Jul.21,2015 Job insecurity still plagues N.J. families, report says 

Jul.21,2015 New Jersey eighth in nation as place for kids to live 

Jul.21,2015 Report shows child poverty up in New Jersey 

Jul.20,2015 More NJ kids are living in poverty, report shows 

May 5, 2015: Comcast Newsmakers Video Segment on 2015 Kids Count Report w/ Mary Coogan

May 5, 2015: Growing up poor in Atlantic County means likely staying poor

Apr. 29, 2015: Middlesex, Monmouth rank in top 10 in Kids Count report

Apr. 26, 2015: Bergen Slips to 5th In Kids Count Rankings Of NJ Counties

Apr. 26, 2015: ICYMI: Study: Somerset County Ranked Third in State in Child Well-Being

Apr. 25, 2015: Report: Morris County is best in NJ for children’s well-being

Apr. 25, 2015: Hunterdon slips to 2nd in N.J. Kids Count rankings

Apr. 20, 2015: Kids Count Finds Racial Disparities in Children’s Well-Being

Apr. 20, 2015: Increase in child poverty: Warren County drops in annual Kids Count ranking

Apr. 20, 2015: Union County gets mediocre ranking in child well-being report

Apr. 20, 2015: Morris ranked Jersey’s top county for kids

Apr. 20, 2015: Monmouth County kids in state’s top third for living conditions, report says

Apr. 20, 2015: Middlesex County kids less likely to live in poverty, report says

Apr. 20, 2015: Mercer County ranked 13th of 21 counties in annual Kids Count survey

Apr. 20, 2015: Union County remains steady at 12th place in Kids Count ranking

Apr. 20, 2015: Hudson County ranked 15th among 21 counties in annual Kids Count report

Apr. 20, 2015: Minority children in N.J. likeliest to be poor, unhealthy, struggle in school

Apr. 20, 2015: Why kids in Central Jersey are doing well

Apr. 20, 2015: Cape May County Rises to 14th in Kids Count Rankings

Apr. 20, 2015: NJ report highlights racial disparities

Apr. 20, 2015: Study: Somerset County Ranked Third in State in Child Well-Being

Apr. 20, 2015: Study: Union County Ranked 12th in State in Child Well-Being

Apr. 20, 2015: Study on Child Well-Being Ranks Essex County 16th Out of 21 in New Jersey

Apr. 20, 2015: Report on NJ kids’ well-being finds racial disparities

Apr. 20, 2015: More NJ kids living in poverty, says report

Apr. 20, 2015: Cumberland County worst place in state for children

Apr. 20, 2015: Warren County No. 8 in N.J. in annual Kids Count rankings; Hunterdon ranks No. 2

Apr. 19, 2015: N.J.’s poorest children in Atlantic, Cumberland counties, report says

Newark Kids Count 2015 in the News

Mar. 12, 2015 Kids in N.J.’s largest city getting poorer, report finds, NJ.com

Kids Count News Archives

FY2016 Budget News

Mar. 24, 2015 NJ education advocates fear budget leaves school children behind, Newsworks

Child Care in the news

Dec. 15, 2014 Daycare Costs In NJ Higher Than Some University Tuitions, my9nj.com

Dec. 10, 2014 Child Care Costs in NJ Can Exceed $10,000 Annually

Dec. 09, 2014 Child Care more expensive than College in NJ NJ 101.5

Nov. 17, 2014 NJ in the minority of states not offering a child care tax credit

Feb. 27, 2014 Child care providers screwed, South Jersey Times

Feb. 27, 2014 Garden State Resources For Child Care, WMBC-TV

Feb. 26, 2014 New Report Says Child Care Providers In New Jersey Are Operating On Shoestring Budgets, CBS Philly

Dec. 19, 2013 Child care costs weigh heavily on families, Atlanticville,

Dec. 16, 2013 NJ Child Care Workers Barely Above Poverty Level, NJ101.5

Dec. 13, 2013 Ensure safe, affordable child care, Burlington Times,

Dec. 13 2013 Report Reveals New Jersey’s Child Care Challenges, WBGO88.3fm

Dec. 12, 2013 Is Your Child Receiving Good Child Care?, NJ101.5

Dec. 11, 2013 Interactive Map: Cost of Childcare Burdens Many Families in NJ, Nj Spotlight

Dec. 11, 3013 N.J. lags in oversight of child care, report says, Philly.com

Dec. 11, 2013 N.J. should pay more for child care, report say, NorthJersey.com

Dec. 11, 2013 NJ Parents Spend Almost a Quarter of Annual Salary, NJ 101.5

Dec. 11, 2013 Report criticizes oversight of child care centers in New Jersey, Press of Atlantic City

Dec. 11, 2013 Report: Child care in NJ consumes one-quarter of family paycheck, Star Ledger

Preschool in the News

Jan. 28, 2015 N.J. needs more public pre-K, group says, NJ.com

Jan. 27, 2015 New non-profit, led by Kean and Florio, promotes access to preschool, NorthJersey.com 

Jan. 27, 2015 Initiative to expand New Jersey preschool program launches Tuesday, Philly.com

Feb. 18, 2014 $44M grant to rate NJ preschools, The Daily Journal.com

Nov. 7, 2013 Defense strategy: Preschool, The Star Ledger (Letter to the Editor)

Nov. 4, 2013 Preschool investment is money well spent, Daily Record (Letter to the Editor)

Nov. 4, 2013 NJ Leads Nation in Preschool Attendance, Atlantic Highlands Herald

Nov. 4, 2013 NJ Preschool Attendance Leads Nation: Report, NJ 101.5

Oct. 22, 2013 Pallone Calls For Expanded Access To High Quality Preschool, NJToday.net

June 26, 2013 Letter to the Editor: Quality preschool key to the future of our children, South Jersey Times

Jun. 17, 2013 Op-ed: All children need quality preschools, The Philadelphia Inquirer

May 30, 2013 Holt supports cigarette tax to fund preschools, The Trentonian

May 30, 2013 Rep. Rush Holt says Trenton preschool program could be national model, NJ.com

May 29, 2013 Rep. Rush Holt visits Trenton preschool to promote Obama’s pre-K expansion proposal, The Times of Trenton

May 29, 2013 Rush Holt supports cigarette tax increase to fund national preschool program, The Trentonian

Mar. 21, 2013 New Results From New Jersey Prek: How do you Like Them Apples?, Education Week

Mar. 20, 2013 New Study Of NJ’s Preschool Program Confirms Lasting Effects Of Pre-K, NJ.today

Mar. 20, 2013 Report Demonstrates Continuing Value of Preschool for New Jersey’s Poorest Kids, NJ Spotlight

Mar. 20, 2013 Study: Preschoolers in poorest districts made ‘significant gains’ through 4th and 5th grades, Star Ledger

Mar. 18, 2013 N.J. pre-k holds important lessons for MA, The Boston Globe

Mar. 3, 2013 Advocacy group pushes for expanded preschool, Asbury Park Sunday Press

Mar. 1, 2013 Has N.J. set aside enough for rainy day?, Asbury Park Press

Feb. 27, 2013 More aid sought for early schooling, The Record

Child Protection in the News

May.20,2015 New Jersey shows progress in placing foster kids with families

May.19,2015 N.J. one of top states in placing foster children with families, report says 

Jul. 31, 2014 Complaints Linger for Child Protective Services, NJTVnews

Jul. 31, 2014 Report: NJ needs to do more to protect kids, Daily Journal

Jul. 28, 2014 Foster care abuse – state weak in oversight: report, Asbury Park Press

Jul. 28, 2014 NJ Shows Mixed Progress in Protecting Children, Atlantic Herald

Jul. 28, 2014 N.J. child advocacy group discourages scaling back child welfare reform, The Star Ledger

Jul. 28, 2014 NJ trails nation in validating child abuse claims, NJ 101.5

Jul. 26, 2014 Number of child abuse claims deemed valid in New Jersey below national average, Press of Atlantic City

Jul. 26, 2014 Five child deaths came during NJ involvement, Asbury Park Press

Jul. 1, 2013 Children and Family Agency’s change: Is it·CYAor aprivacy rule?, The Trentonian

Jun. 17, 2013 Don’t abuse rules on neglect cases, Asbury Park Press

Jun. 17, 2013 Don’t abuse rules on neglect cases, Asbury Park Press

Jun. 17, 2013 Don’t keep mum on child deaths, Daily Record

Jun. 17, 2013 Don’t keep mum on child deaths, The Courier News

Jun. 14, 2013 Editorial: Don’t restrict public access in child-death cases, Daily Record

Jun. 14, 2013 N.J. proposes limits on information in fatal child abuse cases, Newsworks NJ

Jun. 14, 2013 NJ Seeks to Limit Information about Child Deaths, Atlantic Highlands Herald

Jun. 13, 2013 N.J. court broadens opening for state custody of children, Inquirer Trenton Bureau

Jun. 13, 2013 N.J. wants to disclose less about child death cases, The Record

Jun. 13, 2013 NJ proposes to limit what it discloses about child deaths or near-death cases, The Republic

Jun. 13, 2013 NJ wants to disclose less about child death cases, NBC40.net

Mar. 31, 2013 STATE WATCH: Semantics — with kids’ lives at stake, The Trentonian

Jan. 01, 2013 Opinion: NJ should strengthen prevention programs targeting child abuse, NJ.com

Jan. 01, 2013 Step in before children are maltreated, The Times

Child Health Coverage in the News

Jul. 02, 2013 N.J. gets $1 million boost to enroll kids into health coverage programs, Hunterdon County Democrat

Mar. 26, 2013 Legal Notice, Home News Tribune

Mar. 24, 2013 Tax Return can expedite health coverage for kids, Sunday Courier News

Mar. 15, 2013 Letter to the editor: Check N.J. tax form for kids’ health coverage option, The Times of Trenton

Mar. 13, 2013 Tax returns offer children path to care, Daily Journal

Mar. 13, 2013 Tax returns offer children path to care, The Daily Journal.com

Chronic Absenteeism

Nov.12,2015 Dealing with chronic absenteeism in NJ 

Oct. 27,2015 Ten percent of New Jersey students are chronically absent | Video 

Sep. 18,2015Missing school means missing opportunity | Editorial

Sep.11,2015 Study: 10 percent of N.J. public school students are chronically absent

Sep.11,2015 Fine Print: ‘Chronically Absent’ students – and how to deal with problem 

Sep.10,2015 N.J. schools work to keep kids in class 

Sep.10,2015 Are your kids ‘chronically absent’ from school? 

Sep.10,2015 For N.J. students to succeed, epidemic of chronic absenteeism must end | Opinion 

Sep. 10,2015WMBC-TV News Video – NJ chronic school absentee 

Sep. 10,2015Are your kids ‘chronically absent’ from school?

Juvenile Justice in the News

Nov. 2, 2015 Schools tackle the ‘pipeline to prison’

Oct. 28,2015 When schools call the cops on kids | Star Ledger Editorial 

Mar. 4 2013 New Jersey Credits JDAI for Statewide 50 Percent Decrease of Detention Population, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

Mar. 1, 2013 State’s Juvenile Incarceration Rate Drops, NewJerseyNewsroom

Feb. 28, 2013 Juvenile incarceration rates down in N.J., Daily Record

Feb. 28 2013 Juvenile incarceration rates down in N.J., Home News Tribune

Feb. 28, 2013 Juvenile incarceration rates down in NJ, Asbury Park Press

Feb. 28, 2013 Juvenile incarceration rates down, Asbury Park Press

Feb. 27, 2013 N.J. among leaders in reducing juvenile lock-ups, report says, Asbury Park Press

Feb. 27, 2013 New Jersey high ranked in decline of youth incarcerations, Daily Record

Mar. 5, 2013 Inquirer Editorial: Juvenile justice that leans toward mercy, Philadelphia Inquirer

School Nutrition

Nov.3,2015 Opinion: Breakfast after the bell combats hunger 

Oct.29,2015 Participation in federal school breakfast program changes little in Southern Bergen County 

Oct.26,2015 The List: Which NJ districts do best job of feeding breakfast to poor children – NJ Spotlight 10/26/2015

Oct.26,2015 The List: Which NJ districts do best job of feeding breakfast to poor children – Philly.com 

Oct.23,2015 Annual school breakfast report | Video

Oct.21,2015 Empty bowls is a reminder that hunger exists in Hunterdon | Editorial 

Oct.20,2015 Cumberland in Top 5 for school breakfast

Oct.18,2015 Herald News: Breakfast for kids | Editorial

Oct.18,2015 The Record: Breakfast for kids 

Oct.16,2015 Lt. Governor Guadagno addresses Advocates for Children’s 5th annual NJ school breakfast report

Oct.15,2015 Record number of N.J. students eating free or reduced cost breakfast, report finds

Oct.12,2015 Breakfast After the Bell programs prove successful 

July.01,2015 Summer leaves thousands of NJ children hungry, report shows 

July.01,2015 Perth Amboy leading N.J. in fight to keep children fed in summer

National Kids Count 2014 in the News

Nov. 27, 2014 Report: Changes needed to help at-risk families, The Hub

Nov. 12, 2014 A different approach to tackling poverty in NJ, NJ101.5

Nov. 12, 2014 Education report finds South Jersey families struggling, Press of Atlantic City

Nov. 12, 2014 Report: Take Dual Approach to Ending Child Poverty, Atlantic Highlands Herald

Nov. 12, 2014 A Wise Approach to Ending Child Poverty in N.J., New Jersey Newsroom

Nov. 11, 2014 Report: About 100,000 NJ Parents Without Full-Time Jobs, NJTV News

Jul. 26, 2014 NJ drops in rankings as suitable state to raise children despite strong grade for education, New Jersey Newsroom

Jul. 23, 2014 NJ ranks 8th in nation as best place to raise a child, Kids Count report says, The Star Ledger

Jul. 23, 2014 New Jersey falls in child well-being rankings, Asbury Park Press

Jul. 22, 2014 Kids Count Report Ranks NJ 8th in Child Well-Being, NJTVNews

Jul. 22, 2014 Report: Care for NJ kids improving, The Daily Journal

Jul. 22, 2014 Report: NJ kids’ health improving, Courier Post

Jul. 22, 2014 Is NJ a good place to raise children, NJ 101.5

New Jersey Kids Count 2014 in the News

Apr. 27, 2014 Number of N.J. children living in poverty climbs sharply, NJ.com

Apr. 25, 2014 Number of children living in poverty climbs sharply in NJ, My9NJ.com

Apr. 24, 2014 Number Of Children Living In Poverty Climbs Sharply In NJ, Rising In All But 3 Counties, NJ Spotlight

Apr. 24, 2014 More N.J. kids living in poverty, annual report finds, Newswork

Apr. 24, 2014 South Jersey counties lag state in children’s health, welfare issues, Press of Atlantic City

Apr. 24, 2014 Kids Count’ Report Cites Rising Poverty, NJ 101.5 Audio

Apr. 24, 2014 N.J. child poverty levels hold steady, Courier News

Newark Kids Count 2014 in the News

Feb. 7, 2014 Study: Newark kids improve but still lag behind state, FIOS 1

Feb. 6, 2014 Newark’s kids’ conditions improving, but they still lag behind rest of NJ: report, The Star Ledger

Feb. 6, 2014 Report: Newark kids still lag due to poverty, health, FIOS 1

National Kids Count 2013

Jul. 2, 2013 Editorial: NJ children do relatively well in ‘Kids Count’ survey, but room for improvement, The Star Ledger

Jul. 2, 2013 N. J. kids fare well, but could be better, The Times

Jun. 26, 2013 WARNING: New Jersey housing costs put children at risk, NewJerseyNewsroom.com

Jun. 25, 2013 Well-Being of NJ Children: A Mixed Bag, NJ 101.5 Audio

Jun. 24, 2013 Early start helping N.J. kids finish strong, Star Ledger

Jun. 24, 2013 Housing costs are burden on many families, Daily Journal

Jun. 24, 2013 Housing costs still a struggle for families, Asbury Park Press

Jun. 24, 2013 N.J. kids thrive, but only when they can afford it, The Daily Record

Jun. 24, 2013 N.J. retains top 10 ranking as one of best places to raise a child, report says, The Star Ledger

Jun. 24,2013 Nearly 1M New Jersey kids live in homes parents can’t afford, Asbury Park Press

Jun. 24, 2013 Preschool Attendance Up in Latest Index of Child Wellbeing

Jul. 24, 2013 Preschool Attendance Up in Latest Index of Child Well-Being, Education Week

NJ Kids Count 2013 in the News

Oct. 28, 2013 Morris County Slips to 2nd in Kids Count Rankings, Morristown Patch

Sept. 8, 2013 America’s Grow-A-Row donates 2-millionth pound of produce to N.J. needy, Hunterdon Democrat

Jul. 31, 2013 United Way of Hunterdon County partners with local hair salons, Hunterdon County Democrat

Jul. 11, 2013 Middlesex County ranks high in child well-being survey, North/South Brunswick Sentinel

Jul. 2, 2013 Editorial: N.J. children do relatively well in ‘Kids Count’ survey, but room for improvement remains, The Times of Trenton

Jun. 19, 2013 Middlesex County ranks high in child well-being survey, The Sentinel

Jun. 14, 2013 Child poverty, food stamp use on the rise in Monmouth County, NJ.com

Jun. 13, 2013 County slips to 17th in Kids Count, Wayne Today

Jun. 11, 2013 Letter to the Editor: Kids living below the party line deserve better in N.J., South Jersey Times

Jun. 7, 2013 Union County slips to ninth place for Kids Count rankings , Cranford Chronicle

Jun. 6, 2013 Sussex County remains steady in 7th for Kids Count rankings, Advertisers-News

Jun. 3, 2013 Sussex County remains steady in 7th for Kids Count rankings, The Sparta Independent

May 31, 2013 Warren County slips to 11th place in Kids County rankings, The Star-Gazette

May 30, 2013 State survey ‘Kids Count’ calls Hunterdon best county for children, Hunterdon Review

May 29, 2013 Child Poverty on the Rise in Mercer County, Princeton Patch, May 29, 2013

May 29, 2013 Child Poverty, Unemployment up in Middlesex County, Report Says, EastBrunswickPatch

May 29, 2013 Children’s Advocacy Group Says Rate of Child Poverty In New Jersey is Dramatic, NJTV

May 28, 2013 Data Shows Lives of Children Improving in Somerset, BridgewaterPatch

May 27, 2013 Reasons for hope: Cumberland takes baby steps to improve children’s lives, The Daily Journal

May 25, 2013 Salem, Cumberland counties again at bottom for state Kids Count child health rankings, South Jersey Times

May 24, 2013 Child Poverty in NJ on the rise, NewsroomJersey

May 24, 2013 NJ Kids Poorer This Year Than Last, More Families Slip Below Poverty Limit, EastWindsorPatch

May 24, 2013 NJ Kids Poorer This Year Than Last, More Families Slip Below Poverty Limit, East Brunswick Patch

May 24, 2013 The Sad State of Jersey Kids, Star Ledger

May 23, 2013 Child poverty rising, advocacy group says, The Herald News

May 23, 2013 Despite difficult economic times, young Jerseyans are stepping up, Star Ledger

May 23, 2013 NJ Kids Poorer This Year Than Last, More Families Slip Below Poverty Limit, NJ Spotlight

May 23, 2013 Report: Youth hit hardest as recession continues, The Times

May 23, 2013 The Sad State of Jersey’s Kids

May 23, 2013 Union County Slips in Kids Count Rankings – Cranford, NJ Patch

May 23, 2013 Union County Slips in Kids Count Rankings – Summit, NJ Patch

May 23, 2013 Union County Slips in Kids Count Rankings, ScotchPlains-Fanwood Patch

May 23, 2013 Hunterdon kids are ranked first

May 23, 2013 Poverty Spreading To New Jersey’s Suburbs, 101.5 fm

May 22, 2013 ACNJ Releases Annual Kids Count Report, 20 Percent Increase in Child Poverty Since 2007, NJ Principals and Supervisors Assoc.

May 22, 2013 Cumberland County’s child poverty rate down 22%, Press of Atlantic City

May 22, 2013 Hunterdon’s kids fare best in the state, child advocacy group says, Hunterdon Democrat

May 22, 2013 Monmouth County Remains Steady at 6th in Kids Count Rankings, Atlantic Highlands Herald

May 22, 2013 Monmouth Sees Rise in Child Poverty, Report Says, Little Silver-Ocean Port Patch

May 22, 2013 Monmouth Sees Rise in Child Poverty, Report Says, Long Branch-Eatontown Patch

May 22, 2013 Monmouth Sees Rise in Child Poverty, Rumson-FairHavenPatch

May 22, 2013 More N.J. teens and young adults out of work, out of trouble, report says, Star Ledger

May 22, 2013 Number of poor children in New Jersey is rising, study finds, The Record

May 22, 2013 Poverty up 20 percent among N.J. children 5 and younger, report says, Star Ledger

May 22, 2013 Report: Child Poverty On Rise In Monmouth County, Howell Patch

May 22, 2013 Union County Slips in Kids Count Rankings, WestfieldPatch

May 22, 2013 Union County Slips in Kids Count Rankings, New Povidence-Berkley Heights Patch

May 22, 2013 Union County slips to ninth place in Kids Count rankings, Suburban News

May 22, 2013 Warren County slips to 11th place in Kids County rankings

Newark Kids Count 2013 in the News

Jun. 27, 2013 Newark a resume for Cory Booker’s run, Asbury Park Press(by USA Today)

Feb. 15, 2013 Advocates for Children of NJ Director Discusses Poverty in Newark, NJtvonline

Feb. 10, 2013 Advocate’s report reveals that half of Newark children under 5 live in poverty, Star Ledger

Feb. 10, 2013 From teens, signs of changing times, The Record

Feb. 10, 2013 Latest child welfare report shows ‘staggering data’ on growing up in Newark, Star Ledger

Feb. 7, 2013 Children’s initiative brightens bleak Newark report, Star Ledger

Feb. 7, 2013 Facebook money will help educate Newark’s youngest, AP

Feb. 6, 2013 Annual Newark Kids Count Study Released, WBAI

Feb. 6, 2013 Newark Is Failing Our Young Kids, NewJerseyNewsroom.com