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More ND children in high poverty

February 23, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO More North Dakota children are living in areas of high poverty, putting them at risk for not getting proper food, housing or health care, and making it more likely that they could have severe behavioral and emotional problems, the Kids Count program announced Thursday. Continue Reading

N.D. ranks 10th for children’s well-being

August 18, 2011 in The Jamestown Sun

North Dakota was ranked 10th in a nationwide annual study of child well-being based on 10 indicators, but local officials cautioned state results did not necessarily reflect local trends.
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Kids Count Report: Minnesota again 2nd in child health, well-being

August 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The study, however, found that in Minnesota, as in the rest of the country, more children are poor, more are in single-parent families and more are being born with low birth weights than at the beginning of the century. Continue Reading