Report on Well-Being of Nationís Children Released
August 1, 2012
The Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics has released its annual report, “America’s Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being.” Among the findings from this year’s assessment, both adolescent births and violent crime victimization declined. The report also reveals that the number of children living in poverty increased.
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention is one of 22 federal agencies that constitute the forum.
To read the full report, visit www.childstats.gov/pdf/ac2012/ac_12.pdf.
Print copies can be ordered online from the National Criminal Justice Reference Service.
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