Articles

The Benefits of Giving Families Cash
Medium | June 15, 2017

Kids Who Suffer Hunger In First Years Lag Behind Their Peers In School
NPR | March 23, 2017

Food Assistance Programs Are A Hand Up, Not A Hand Out
Huffington Post | March 23, 2017

Food Insecurity Has Impact on School Readiness, Performance
United Press International | March 21, 2017

How Investing in Preschool Beats the Stock Market, Hands Down
nprEd | December 12, 2016

The American Social Safety Net Does Not Exist
The Nation | October 13, 2016

Why Does America Invest So Little in Its Children?
The Atlantic | July 12, 2016

Too Small to Fail
The New York Times | June 2, 2016

It’s Time for Welfare Reform Again
New York Magazine | February 19, 2016

High Quality Child Care is Out of Reach for Working Families
Economic Policy Institute | October 6, 2015

Parents As Teachers Seeks Private Funding to Continue in USD 415
Hiawatha World | June 18, 2015

An Atlas of Upward Mobility Shows Paths Out of Poverty
The New York Times | May 4, 2015

The Best and Worst Places to Grow Up: How Your Area Compares
The New York Times | May 4, 2015

Calderon: Schools Should Expand Free Meals for Low-Income Students
The University Daily Kansan | May 3, 2015

Reports

A Healthy Bottom Line
ReadyNation and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation | October 12, 2015

TANF and the First Year of Life
CLASP | October 2, 2015

Access to Healthy Food for Young Children Act
Bob Casey, United States Senator for Pennsylvania | July 22, 2015

Many Eligible Children Don’t Participate in School Nutrition Programs
University of New Hampshire | Summer 2015

Five Numbers to Remember About Early Childhood Development
Harvard University, Center on the Developing Child

Head Start Facts and Impacts
National Head Start Association

Creating Opportunity for Families: A Two-Generation Approach
Annie E Casey Foundation | Nov. 12, 2014

Children’s Coverage at a Crossroads: Progress Slows
Georgetown Center for Children and Families | Nov. 5, 2014

Start Early to Build a Healthy Future
The Ounce of Prevention Fund | Sept. 15, 2014

KIDS COUNT Data Book 2014
Annie E. Casey Foundation | July 22, 2014

The State of Preschool
National Institute for Early Education Research | May 15, 2014

2014 County Health Rankings
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation | March 26, 2014

Early Reading Proficiency in the United States
Annie E. Casey Foundation | Jan. 28, 2014

The State of America’s Children 2014
Children’s Defense Fund | Jan. 23, 2014

The First Eight Years: Giving Kids a Foundation for Lifetime Success
Annie E. Casey Foundation | Nov. 4, 2013

Blogs and Journals

A Children’s Health Policy Blog
Georgetown University Health Policy institute | October 8, 2015

Casey Foundation and Partners Support Federal Effort to Reduce Poverty in Rural Communities
The Annie E. Casey Foundation | October 5, 2015

States Rethink Restrictions on Food Stamps, Welfare for Drug Felons
The Pew Charitable Trusts | July 30, 2015

Child Care Is Biggest Expense For A Growing Number of Families
Forbes | June 29, 2015

Kansas groups gear up for yet another run at Medicaid expansion
Kansas Health Initiative | July 23, 2015

A Head Start for Mothers
Administration for Children & Families | July 1, 2015

WIC and SNAP: Feeding Kids, Boosting Learning
Real Clean Policy | June 15, 2015

How many Americans Get Government Assistance? All Of Us
TAXVOX | June 4, 2015

How Working Families Get Ahead at Tax Time
The Inclusive Economy | June 3, 2015

Causes of Food Insecurity Go Well Beyond Low Incomes
Center for Budget and Policy Priorities | Sept. 16, 2014

Summer’s no vacation when you’re hungry
Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City | June 11, 2014

Alleviating Poverty Doesn’t Come from Slashing Medicaid
Families USA | March 25, 2014

A Special Opportunity to Make Kansas a Better Place for Children
Kansas Leadership Center | Oct. 24, 2013

Let’s Make Sure Friday the 13th Isn’t a Nightmare for Kids
First Five Years Fund | Oct. 23, 2013

States Should Implement or Expand Continuous Eligibility to Prevent Disruptions in Health Coverage for Kids
Families USA | Aug. 20, 2013

Let’s Remember What SNAP Is For
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities | July 18, 2013

When States Reject the Medicaid Expansion, They Hurt Hospitals Too
Families USA | July 12, 2013

Kansas legislature silent on Medicaid expansion
Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City | June 12, 2013