The American Psychological Association (APA), in Washington, DC, is the largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States and is the world’s largest association of psychologists. The mission of the APA is to advance the creation, communication and application of psychological knowledge to benefit society and improve people’s lives.
ERIC – the Education Resources Information Center – is an online digital library of education research and information. ERIC is sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education. ERIC provides ready access to education literature to support the use of educational research and information to improve practice in learning, teaching, educational decision-making, and research.
KIDS COUNT is a national and state-by-state project of the Casey Foundation to track the status of children in the United States. The principal activity of the initiative is the publication of the annual KIDS COUNT Data Book, which uses the best available data to measure the educational, social, economic, and physical well-being of children state by state. The Foundation also funds a national network of state-level KIDS COUNT projects that provide a more detailed, county-by-county picture of the condition of children.
The state of New Mexico participates in the national KIDS COUNT initiative. For more information on KIDS COUNT in New Mexico, go to New Mexico Voices for Children.
The National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health provides national leadership to the maternal and child health community in three key areas–program development, education, and state-of-the-art knowledge–to improve the health and well-being of the nation’s children and families.