The latest Kids Count report puts the state’s kids 31st among the country’s 50 states in terms of their well-being.
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.
Jane Zehnder-Merrell of Kids Count in Michigan says an astounding number of young students are in academic trouble.
The annual Right Start in Michigan is out with its new ranking of Michigan counties in areas that contribute to infant mortality.
Child abuse and neglect in Michigan has jumped 34% over the past decade.
The annual “Kids Count” report shows a 64-percent jump in child poverty over the past decade.
A new report says fewer teens are having babies in Michigan, but the percentage of babies born to unmarried women has risen sharply in the past decade.
A new report shows that the long economic slump has pushed more of Michigan’s kids into poverty.
Race, place and ethnicity still play large roles in whether a baby is born prematurely or to a teenager or single mother in Michigan, according to a new report.