Between 2008 and 2013, the well-being of children in California improved in nine areas, including a reduction in children without health insurance and increases in reading and math proficiency. During this same time period, well-being in five areas worsened, including the number of children in poverty and the number of parents without secure employment. These findings were reported in “2015 KIDS COUNT Profile: California” by researchers with the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The report is a state-specific profile from the 2015 KIDS Count Data Book. It is an annual publication that assesses child well-being nationally and . . .