Did you know more children are being cared for by someone other than their parents than ever before?
Nationwide, 61% of children ages birth-6 receive some form of child care on a regular basis from persons other than their parents.






The School Readiness Indicators Initiative has three goals:

� to create sets of indicators in states to describe school readiness.

� to use the indicators to influence state policy on children's issues.

� to communicate data meaningfully across the state and around the country.

       

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The School Readiness Indicators Initiative is supported by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and the Ford Foundation.
The 17-state initiative is managed by Rhode Island KIDS COUNT