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Useful Data

National Data

Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) monitors priority health-risk behaviors and the prevalence of obesity and asthma among youth and young adults. The YRBS includes a national school-based survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Data is collected every two years from America's high school students (public schools).

Fiscal Conditions and Trends, Office of Local Government

Kansas County Fiscal Conditions and Trends Reports prepares custom county reports showing county government budget trends from 1999 to 2007. Includes 34 categories of actual expenditures and 21 actual revenue categories from data extracted from county budget documents. Updated annually.

Kansas Public School Reports

K-12 School Reports provides information for any county, organization (i.e. school district), or school in the state of Kansas. Among the information available are: school/district addresses, email addresses, homepage addresses, administrators, enrollment, dropouts, graduates, staff, vocational education enrollment, violence, crime, suspensions, expulsions, attendance rate, advanced science, advanced math, algebraic mastery, schedule, student improvement plans, staff development, student satisfaction, salaries, certified teachers, noncertified teachers, inclement weather dates, and accreditation information.

Institute of Policy and Social Research

The Institute for Policy Social Research brings together social scientists from a broad range of disciplines to pursue and conduct sponsored research at the international, national, regional, state, and local levels. IPSR affiliated faculty represent disciplines such as economics, education, environmental studies, geography, political science, public administration, social welfare, sociology, and urban planning.

Kansas Kids Count

Kids Count is a joint project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation and Kansas Action for Children--provides statistical data on the education, health and economic well-being of Kansas children and their families. Utilizing KIDS COUNT data allows policymakers and community leaders to make data-driven decisions that will provide a better future for our state's youngest citizens.

Kansas Health Institute

Kansas Health Institute is an independent, nonprofit health policy and research organization based in Topeka, Kansas. Established in 1995 with a multi-year grant from the Kansas Health Foundation, the Kansas Health Institute conducts research and policy analysis on issues that affect the health of Kansans.

KDHE Data Links

Kansas Department of Health and Environment is working to prevent chronic disease, injury and premature death... improving the quality of life for all Kansans

America's Children: National Indicators of Wellbeing

America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being provides annual updates on the well-being of children and families in the United States across a range of domains. A more detailed report alternates every other year with a condensed version that highlights selected indicators.

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