WV KIDS COUNT is determined to make West Virginia a great place to be a kid.

WV KIDS COUNT believes every child in West Virginia counts, so we help policymakers make the best decisions possible by producing our signature Data Book that annually tracks the well-being of children over time and across West Virginia to provide high quality, unbiased information and encourage action on behalf of kids and families.

WV KIDS COUNT supports the well-being of all children in West Virginia by building partnerships with child-serving organizations to stand up for what kids need.

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West Virginia KIDS COUNT

West Virginia KIDS COUNT

West Virginia KIDS COUNT provides the most trusted data about the well-being of children and builds a

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"We encourage others to use data to drive decisions that help kids have a better life." -Tricia Kingery, Executive Director, West Virginia KIDS COUNT. https://www-wvpublic-org.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.wvpublic.org/section/education/2022-08-23/w-va-kids-count-tallies-data-on-state-of-children?_amp=true

We’re excited to partner with @AECFNews for their @aecfkidscount Data Book release! By working together, we can create a brighter future for kids in West Virginia. Download the report to see how our kids are faring. https://bit.ly/3Jt1u17

Data across 50 states show 7.3 million kids with anxiety or depression, as effects of coronavirus crisis linger, Annie E. Casey Foundation finds.

@WVKIDSCOUNT @aecfkidscount @AECFNews


When families and communities are strong and supportive, kids do better. The latest @aecfkidscount data underscores the need to help kids and parents in their community so they succeed together. https://bit.ly/3gDfY0o

From early childhood to high school, it’s critical to establish conditions that promote educational success — for individual well-being as well as the success of our nation’s future. https://bit.ly/3vIoSit

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