The Interagency Forum on Child & Family Statistics develops priorities for collecting enhanced data on children & youth, improve the reporting & dissemination of info. on the status of children to the policy community & the general public, & produce more complete data on children at the State & local levels. The Forum fosters coordination, collaboration, & integration of Fed. efforts to collect & report data on conditions & trends for children & families. This illustrated report is the 7th in an annual series prepared by the Forum agencies. It presents 25 key indicators on important aspects of children's lives, & data on 9 contextual measures that describe changes in the characteristics of the population as well as in children's family settings & living reports.Wallman, Katherine K. is the author of 'America's Children Key National Indicators Of Well-being', published 2003 under ISBN 9780756737139 and ISBN 0756737133.