Annie E. Casey Foundation
Montana fared worse this year than last in terms of child well-being and remains last when it comes to children’s health rankings, according to the new National Kids Count Data Book.
Despite seeing improvements in multiple areas, Wyoming’s overall ranking on a national children’s well-being report dropped several spaces.
Opportunities for Hispanic students in Wyoming are greater than the norm for Hispanics in the U.S., according to a national study released Tuesday.
HELENA — A new report concluded that Americans as a nation are failing to invest enough in their children’s early years.
Most Montana schoolchildren will be back in class by the end of this week. Are they ready to learn? Do they get needed health care, including preventive care? Do families have resources to provide for their children?
When it comes to Montana children’s health and well-being, a disturbing trend is beginning to emerge.
CHEYENNE — A national report has Wyoming showing improvement in the welfare of its children and teens.
HELENA — Montana ranked 28th nationally in overall children’s well-being, placing above average in three of the four broad categories, but again was dead last among the states in children’s health, according to the 2013 National Kids Count Data Book.
It’s extremely difficult to be successful in life without a high school diploma.
Letting Montana’s children — OUR children — die at a rate that is higher than almost anywhere else in the country is inexcusable.
When headlines say Montana ranked 28th among the states in measures of child well-being and Wyoming ranked 19th, readers ought to wonder exactly what that means.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming’s child and teen death rate inched up during the second half of the past decade, even as the national rate declined 15 percent, according to figures released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.
HELENA — Montana ranked 28th best nationally in some key indicators of children’s well-being, but once again trailed its four neighboring states, the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s 2012 Kids Count Data Book showed Tuesday.
CHEYENNE — Alice Carter took in two of her grandchildren two decades ago because their mother, her daughter, had mental health issues and couldn’t properly care for them.
LARAMIE, Wyo. - A foundation that advocates for disadvantaged children says Wyoming jails juveniles at a higher rate than any other state.
Montana ranked a dismal 33rd overall among the 50 states on 10 measures of children’s well-being in the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s annual Kids Count report released last week.
HELENA — Montana received the worst rankings in its five-state region in key child health and well-being indicators, the Annie E. Casey Foundation reported in its 2011 Kids Count Data Book released Wednesday.
HELENA - A new report shows the well-being of Montana's children has declined compared to other states.
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CASPER — Wyoming’s teenage birth rate rose by more than 20 percent between 2000 and 2007, according to a report released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.