Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Arizona Drops In Latest Ranking Of Children’s Well-Being

Kids-CountArizona has slipped again in the latest Kids Count Data Book rankings of children’s well-being, from 46th in the nation to 47th.  

Children’s Action Alliance president, Dana Naimark, is most concerned about Arizona’s percentage of children not enrolled in pre-school, 67-percent, putting the state next to last for the second straight year.

Overall, the Kids Count rankings put out by the Annie E. Casey Foundation show Arizona better on six indicators, worse on seven and the same on three.

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