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Gazette opinion: Montana succeeds in covering needy kids

Gazette opinion: Montana succeeds in covering needy kids

To fully appreciate what Healthy Montana Kids has accomplished, remember the way things used to be:

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Gazette opinion: Children suffer as working poor parents struggle

In the debate over extending Medicaid, proponents often cite the "working poor" as Montanans who would benefit,

April 17, 2013 12:10 amLoading…

Gazette opinion: Montana can’t afford high school dropouts

It’s extremely difficult to be successful in life without a high school diploma.

October 05, 2012 12:10 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Montana must do more to prevent child, teen deaths

Letting Montana’s children — OUR children — die at a rate that is higher than almost anywhere else in the country is inexcusable.

August 24, 2012 12:05 amLoading…
Montana makes gains, but ranks 28th in Kids Count study

Montana makes gains, but ranks 28th in Kids Count study

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.

July 25, 2012 12:05 am Related Loading…

Gazette opinion: Montana must do better for kids' sake

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.

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Montana ranks worst in 5-state area for child health

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.

August 17, 2011 6:14 pmLoading…

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