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America's ChildrenAmerica's Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2008

Published: July 2008
America's Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2008, continues the tradition of cooperation and commitment by agencies across the Federal Government to advance our understanding of children today and indicate what may be needed to bring them a better tomorrow. The Forum is already busy planning its next full report, scheduled for 2009. View the 2008 report...

Press Release: Reading, Math Scores Up For 4th and 8th graders, Federal Report Shows Increases Seen in Teen Birth, Low Birth Weight more...

This website offers easy access to statistics and reports on children and families, including: family and social environment, economic circumstances, health care, physical environment and safety, behavior, education and health. The Forum fosters coordination, collaboration, and integration of Federal efforts to collect and report data on conditions and trends for children and families.

Forum on Child and Family StatisticsWhat is the Forum?

The Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, or the Forum, is a working group of Federal agencies that collect, analyze, and report data on issues related to children and families. The Forum has partners from 22 Federal agencies as well as partners in private research organizations.