Check out the updated profiles for each county in South Dakota highlighting key data on children's well-being.
Parents must sift through a patchwork of regulated and unregulated child care, waitlists, and ultimately pay high costs when they do find child care. Improving the child care assistance program is one opportunity to improve South Dakota's child care system.
The 34th annual KIDS COUNT Data Book looks at child well-being in states and territories across the country. See how South Dakota stacks up in this new report.
South Dakota KIDS COUNT is dedicated to improving the well-being of children in our state. When policy decisions are rooted in data and research, kids grow up in economically secure families, live in resilient communities, and meet developmental, health, and educational milestones.Learn more