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Report: Michigan Dips Again On Child Well-BeingThe anti-poverty Michigan League for Public Policy says Michigan is "losing ground while other states prosper."
Report Shows Improvements In Education For Michigan KidsWhile 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.
Report: State Child Poverty Up, Teen Deaths DownMichigan's lowest ranking was in education, where children have struggled in math, reading and graduating on time.
Report: Black Children Lag In Overall Well-BeingA new report shows Michigan has the third-lowest score in the nation for the overall well-being of black children.
How Well Are Michigan's Kids Doing?The latest Kids Count report puts the state's kids 31st among the country's 50 states in terms of their well-being.
Report: More Michigan Children Living In Poverty 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.
Report Says Michigan Lags In Child Well-BeingJane Zehnder-Merrell of Kids Count in Michigan says an astounding number of young students are in academic trouble.
Report Ranks Best And Worse Counties For Infant HealthThe annual Right Start in Michigan is out with its new ranking of Michigan counties in areas that contribute to infant mortality.
Report: More Michigan Kids Suffer From Abuse, PovertyChild abuse and neglect in Michigan has jumped 34% over the past decade.
Kids Count: Economy Hurting Michigan's YouthThe annual "Kids Count" report shows a 64-percent jump in child poverty over the past decade.
Report: Fewer Teens, More Singles Give BirthA 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.
Reports Shows More Mich. Kids Living In PovertyA new report shows that the long economic slump has pushed more of Michigan's kids into poverty.
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