The Rhode Island KIDS COUNT Data in Your Backyard series is presenting community-level child well-being data from the Rhode Island Kids Count Factbook in communities across the state.

Earlier today, RI Kids Count presented Newport-specific data on child and family well-being at the BankNewport Administration & Operations Center in Middletown.

While What’sUpNewp couldn’t be at the presentation today, we were provided with the presentation and the data that was shared during the event. What’sUpNewp is working on a story that will dive deeper into the data.


Newport Community Profile

Each year Rhode Island KIDS COUNT publishes city and town level data in the annual Factbook.

Middletown Community Profile

These presentations were followed by a community discussion. Local leaders, educators, service providers, and any interested community members were encouraged to attend.

This story was originally published on September 27th, it has been updated to include a link to the data.

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