PRE-K IN TEXAS : A CRITICAL COMPONENT FOR ACADEMIC SUCCESS

CHILDREN AT RISK’s latest publication tracks the academic success of pre-K students from 2010 to the end of their 3rd grade year in 2015. READ MORE

OUR CAUSES

Education

Ensuring all Texas children have access to high quality public education and early education.

Parenting

Providing parents with evidence-based resources to support safe, healthy, and nurturing families.

Human Trafficking

Using collaborative advocacy and community education to ensure no child is for sale.

Health and Nutrition

Ensuring all Texas children, families, schools and communities have access to healthy foods.

OUR STRATEGIES

WHO WE ARE

Our Mission: CHILDREN AT RISK serves as a catalyst for change to improve the quality of life for children through strategic research, public policy analysis, education, collaboration and advocacy.

What We Do: Through its research and advocacy programs, CHILDREN AT RISK is a well-known leader in understanding the health, safety and economic indicators impacting children, and educating public policy makers about their importance in improving the lives of children.

 

RESOURCES AND PUBLICATIONS

NEWS AND EVENTS

News

Access to Latest C@R Research and Data

We know many community organizations are working hard to improve the quality of life for children in Texas and that now, more than ever, data is important to their efforts. To increase access to our research, the Center for Social Measurement and Evaluation (CSME) at...

Academic performance across Texas school districts

By David McClendon, Center for Social Measurement & Evaluation The Texas Education Agency recently revised their labels for student performance on the STAAR state exams. There are now four categories. Here is what these categories would mean for a 3rd grade...

Our Fall 2017 internships are now open!

CHILDREN AT RISK is currently seeking candidates to fill our Fall 2017 positions. Positions include public policy, research, data analysis, media and design, development and editorial work. Our internships are a unique opportunity to work closely with the CHILDREN AT...

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