National KIDS COUNT Index Tells a Positive, Yet Cautionary Tale

August 1, 2012 by

In light of recent press around Maine’s Hunger Initiative, pioneered by Preble Street, it is timely to take a look at child well-being indicators as researched by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

In their 23rd KIDS COUNT Data Book, the foundation painted a more comprehensive and detailed portrait of states’ rankings. Maine ranked 13th out of the 50 states in a composite index across four domains: … Read the rest