America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being
Presents an overview of the well-being of America's children. It is a product of collaborative efforts by 18 Federal agencies. Readers will find here an accessible compendium -- drawn from the most recent, most reliable official statistics -- to both the promises and the difficulties confronting our Nation's young people. Includes: population and family characteristics; economic security indicators; health indicators; behavior and social environment indicators; education indicators; blood lead levels; and child care. Appendices: detailed tables, and sources and limitations of data. Dozens of charts and tables.
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