Items Tagged with 'Kids Count'


Michigan education: Uphill battle for officials, not just students

July 8, 2016
The recently released 2016 Kids Count report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation ranks Michigan 40th in educational achievement in 2016. That’s down from a not-so-good 32nd in 2012. Read More

More children slipped into poverty over the last decade

Michigan League for Public Policy finds 80 of state’s 83 counties are slipping.

March 25, 2016
The book on how much children matter to the state of Michigan is now available and, unfortunately, you won’t like the last chapter. Read More

One in five kids in county living in poverty

Report calls on state legislators to help low-income families.

December 20, 2013
The 2013 Kids Count in Michigan report revealed more Kent County children will spend the holidays in poverty this year than in previous years. Read More