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VOICES Report Tracks State Progress and Trends in Addressing Children's Critical Needs
Date:9/30/2008

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Offering an accountability check on the pledges the nation's governors lay out in their annual state of the state addresses to improve the lives and opportunities for children, Voices for America's Children today released, Fulfilling the Promise 2007: State Progress Toward Meeting Children's Needs for a Better Tomorrow. The report also offers a snapshot of the state level trends in policy efforts related to children's issues.

"Since the very beginning of our nation, accountability has played a fundamental role in our democratic system," said Bill Bentley, VOICES' President & CEO. "If we are to generate real change for the nation's children it is critical that we ensure our political leaders offer more than inspiring words and actually live up to the promises they make to our children."

Recognizing that governors can only achieve their goals in collaboration with state legislators, the report documents these outcomes. Fulfilling the Promise lists the specific progress and setbacks the states and territories have made in fulfilling promises made in the gubernatorial speeches that set state policymaking priorities in the year ahead. The report is a companion to VOICES annual report, Promises to America's Children, which compiles the pledges the governors make in their state of the state addresses regarding children's issues.

In 2007, the trends among the states relevant to address key children's issues include:

-- Governors in 25 states recognized early childhood education among their

priorities; significant investments and improvements to state early

education programs were successfully enacted in 21 states.

-- The effort to reauthorize the State Children's Health Insurance

Program (SCHIP) spotlighted the 9 million uninsured children in the

United States while the federal government was not able to reauthorize

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