Kids Count In Michigan
While some factors related to education and health improved for the state’s nearly 2.5 million children over the past few years, economic security declined.
A new report shows Michigan has the third-lowest score in the nation for the overall well-being of black children.
The number of Michigan children living in poverty soared to more than a half-million by 2011 as many families in the state continue to face low wages, unemployment and cuts in social programs, according to a new report released Thursday.
The Michigan League for Human Services held its annual meeting with an eye toward the impact of state policies on Michigan children.
A new report documents how the long economic slump has pushed more Michigan children into poverty.