New Jersey Showing Positive Progress for Children,
Still has Room to Grow Compared to Rest of Nation
New Jersey ranks among the top half of all states for infant and toddler well-being, according to a national report released today by the early childhood development nonprofit ZERO TO THREE and children’s research organization Child Trends.
The State of Babies Yearbook: 2019 is a first-of-its-kind resource that provides a national snapshot and comparisons across states of how our youngest children are faring. The Yearbook compiles nearly 60 indicators—specifically for children ages 0 to 3—to measure progress across three policy areas: Good Health, Strong Families and Positive Early Learning Experiences. Read more.
Download State of Babies Yearbook: 2019
Download New Jersey Rankings Fact Sheet
Learn more about ACNJ’s birth-to-three advocacy efforts.
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