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Reports: Featured

Kids Count Data Book: State Profiles of Child Well-being
Annie E. Casey Foundation, June 2016, 60 pp.
This annual report provides data on 10 indicators of child well-being, by state and for the U.S. States are ranked on each indicator and compared to previous years.   more info >

MSP Regional Indicator Dashboard
Greater MSP, May 2016, 3 pp.
Metrics measuring the MSP region on economic, environmental, and social outcomes.   more info >

Educating for the Future: Baseline Estimates of Minnesota’s Educational Attainment
Minnesota Office of Higher Education, May 2016, 41 pp.
The 2015 Minnesota Legislature enacted legislation setting a target that 70 percent of Minnesota adults age 25 to 44 will have attained a postsecondary certificate or degree by 2025. Before that data could be measured, Minnesota needed to determine the current percentage of the age 25 to 44 population with a certificate or higher, by race and ethnicity. This report establishes methods to estimate current data to understand the gaps faced.   more info >

Speaking for Ourselves: A Study with Immigrant and Refugee Communities in the Twin Cities
Wilder Research, April 2016, 383 pp.
The Speaking for Ourselves survey asked immigrants and refugees living in the Twin Cities about their perceptions and experiences related to education, transportation, housing, public health, safety, employment, finances, community and social engagement, and the immigrant experience.   more info >

Asian American and Pacific Islander Student Achievement in Minnesota
MinnCan: The Minnesota Campaign for Achievement Now, February 2016, 42 pp.
This report features three Twin Cities metropolitan area schools which are using innovative strategies to help Asian American and Pacific Islander learners thrive.   more info >

Web sites

Assets & Opportunity Scorecard
Ranks the 50 states and the District of Columbia on performance measures in the areas of Financial Security, Business Development, Homeownership, Health Care and Education.   more info >

Education Policy Research
Education section of Mathmatica Policy Research. Provides research information about topics including curriculum, teacher quality, at-risk youth, technology and school choice.   more info >

The Campbell Collaboration
International collaboration that is compiling a database of effective programs and practices in the areas of crime and justice, education and social welfare.   more info >
Presents measures of child wellbeing and policy analysis for states, counties, large cities, and metropolitan areas.   more info >

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