Mississippi and Alabama Child Well Being

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Published on June 18, 2019 -

Mississippi and Alabama Child Well Being

An annual report rated Mississippi 48th in the nation in child well being and Alabama came in at 44th.

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Mississippi and Alabama Child Well Being

An annual report again rates mississippi as 48th in child well-being.

The survey found little change from last year, although mississippi has shown improvements over the last decade, with fewer children in poverty, more high school students graduating on time, and fewer teen births.

The kids count analysis, released monday by the annie e.

Casey foundation focuses on economic, education, health, family and community trends for children over a roughly seven- year period ending in 2017.

Mississippi still struggles with 27% of children living in poverty and nearly a quarter living in neighborhoods surrounded by other poor people.

That same report ranks alabama 44th in the nation, regarding the quality of life it provides for its children.

Alabama stayed the same or improved in all indicators, but its ranking still dropped because other states improved at a faster pace.

Alabama showed the most progress in the education domain.

It made small improvements in

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Credit: WCBI - Published on June 18, 2019 

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