NJ sees continued decline in family fiscal health

2015_07_21_NationalKC_NJprofileThis year, the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s 2015 KIDS COUNT Data Book report focuses on key trends in child well-being in the post-recession years. The state maintained its overall Kids Count ranking of 8th nationally, primarily because of improvements in child health, but a growing number of New Jersey children living with parents who lack secure employment and who struggle to meet their children’s basic needs, pushed the state to 26th place nationally for the economic well-being of families.

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The AECF’s annual national Kids Count report, tracks child well-being on a state-level across the nation on four domains: economic well being, education, health, and family and community.

View National KIDS COUNT 2015.

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