Each Monday, The Eagle highlights a government record that is available to the public. Open records help people keep government in check and help them better understand how government affects their lives.
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The record: The annual report from the Kansas State Child Death Review Board, which analyzes the deaths of children age 17 and younger.
Why you’d want it: To learn more about child deaths in Kansas. The most recent report, issued this month, analyzes records from 2010, which had the lowest number of child deaths since 1995, the Kansas Attorney General’s office said in a news release.
Where you get it: Go online to http://ag.ks.gov/. Click on the news release about the study under the “Recent News” menu.