Raise the Age

Of Great Minor Importance Increasing the odds for young people to succeed by raising the age of juvenile court jurisdiction Ruth Ehresman, Vision for Children at Risk I would there were no age between sixteen and three and twenty, or that youth would sleep out the rest; for there is nothing in the between but…

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Quality Assurance Report

Equipping Parents and Kids for Success Judy Dungan, Kids Win Missouri Forty-two states have early childhood quality assessment and rating systems.  Missouri is one of only eight states without a framework for assessing quality, and prior to 2016 was the only state that banned quality assessment.  As a result, parents in Missouri seeking childcare for…

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Policy Priorities

Policy Priorities   Kids Win Missouri members span the child well-being landscape and benefits from expertise in early education, pediatric health, mental health and safety, foster care and adoption and more.  Our members spent the summer and fall months thoughtfully developing policy priorities for the 2018 session of the Missouri General Assembly with the goal…

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Welcome to Kids Win Missouri

Welcome to Kids Win Missouri’s Blog!   We look forward to providing you with information on issues that impact children in the Show-Me State. Our blog will be regularly updated with contributions from practitioners, experts and leaders in the child well-being field. Their posts will encompass topics including education, health, family, development and safety.  …

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