June 25, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
GRAND FORKS According to the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s 2013 Kids Count Data Book, North Dakota ranks sixth nationally in overall child well-being, with Minnesota two slots ahead at fourth. Continue Reading
August 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Children’s well-being, health analysis report Kids Count ranks Minnesota No. 2, N.D. No. 10But local analysts said these findings can be deceptive, especially considering that Minnesota has seen a 56 percent jump in its child poverty rate over the past decade and 21 percent of North Dakota children now live in families with neither parent employed full-time, year-round. Continue Reading
September 16, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe
BEMIDJI – Statistically, a quarter of all youth younger than 17 years of age in Beltrami County live in poverty, according to a data book released by Kids Count Minnesota.
July 27, 2010 in INFORUM
State ranks No. 12 in children’s well-being, down from No. 7 last year
With more students in poverty, two West Fargo schools are looking to be the first in the school district to qualify for Title I schoolwide status.
It would give all students not just those in poverty more help in and out of the classroom. Continue Reading