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3 Million More Children in Poverty Since 2008; 39% of Black and 33% Hispanic Youth Living in Poverty

Washington Examiner — Ever since President Obama took office, the poverty rate among children has soared to 22 percent, with three million more children living in poor conditions, according to an authoritative new report released Tuesday. 63 more words

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Report: More Tennessee children living in poverty, but improvements in other areas

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — More than one-fourth of Tennessee children are living in poverty, up from a few years ago during the Great Recession, according to a… 444 more words

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Report: Michigan Dips Again On Child Well-Being

LANSING (WWJ/AP) – More of the state’s children are falling into poverty.

The annual Kids Count survey found that Michigan’s child poverty rate is worsening since the Great Recession, while child health indicators are improving. 423 more words

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Report says MN is top state for kids' well-being – but racial disparities an issue

The No. 1 state in the nation for the well-being of a child is Minnesota. But not all the state’s children – specifically, non-whites – are equally well off. 412 more words

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Kids Count Project Receives $85,000 Grant

(WLNS) – Kids Count in Michigan just received a nice financial boost.

The Skillman Foundation has awarded an $85,000 grant to the Michigan League for public Policy for its Kids Count project. 30 more words

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Locals concerned about Illinois child poverty report

EAST MOLINE, Ill. (KWQC) – Children living in poverty is a sad truth that advocates say needs to change.

The annual “Kids Count” report for Illinois was released. 103 more words

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Kids Count Report Reveals Startling Rankings For Jackson County

JACKSON, MI (WLNS) – In seven of 14 categories measured, including the number of children in poverty and adolescent deaths, Jackson County faired worse than in the past. 192 more words

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