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

Combatting Human Trafficking in North Texas

*Originally posted on 9/12/2016 *Statistic taken from https://www.fbi.gov/contact-us/field-offices/houston/news/press-releases/texans-unite-against-human-trafficking-local-state-and-federal-agencies-launch-statewide-campaign   The presence of human trafficking in...

Improving Access to Parent Education in North Texas

*Originally Posted on 9/6/2016 “The State of Parent Education in Dallas County: Opportunities for the Future” (December 2014) Parents play a vital role in their child's life. CHILDREN AT RISK aims to ensure that parent child relationships are healthy and nurturing in...

Improving Education in North Texas

* Originally posted on 8/29/2016 *Texas Education Agency. (2015). Texas academic performance report 2014-15 district profiles.   CHILDREN AT RISK understands the barriers facing Texas children in terms of education and aims to break down these barriers:   1....

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