Data and Survey Information
- 2010 Census Data http://2010.census.gov/2010census/
- Food Desert Locator, developed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Economic Research Service (ERS), is a tool that can be used to assist efforts to expand the availability of nutritious food in food deserts, or low-income communities that lack ready access to healthy food. Expanding the availability of nutritious food is part of First Lady Michele Obama's Let's Move! initiative to address the epidemic of childhood obesity. The Food Desert Locator is on the Web at www.ers.usda.gov/data/fooddesert. The site contains an online media kit that provides downloadable images and logos.
- A new Child Trends research brief finds positive outcomes for adolescents in high-quality out-of-school time programs, but no significant differences between adolescents in low-quality programs and those not in a program at all. The brief, How Out-of-School Time Program Quality is Related to Adolescent Outcomes, is based on data from the Every Child Every Promise survey commissioned by the America's Promise Alliance
- More data news from kidsdata.org that may be helpful in your efforts to promote equity and sustainability of supports and opportunities for youth.
- Accessing California Healthy Kids Survey reports has never been easier. You will find your recent CHKS district reports (2005-06 and onwards) and county reports (2004-06). New reports will be posted when available. Here is a link to DataQuest
- High school exit exam results released; see how your school scored The state has released results for 10th-graders on the 2007-08 California High School Exit Exam. Students first take the exam in 10th grade and must eventually pass to graduate. September 9, 2008
- The 4-H Study of Positive Youth Development: Report of the findings from the first four waves of data collection: 2002–2006 -- A copy of the latest report from the Study of 4-H Positive Youth Development being conducted by Dr. Rich Lerner and Dr. Jackie Lerner and their colleagues for the National 4-H Council can be downloaded here (PDF)