CT Kids – 3rd in Health — 4th in Education – 17th in Economic Well-being

Solid Gains in Health, Education Require Continued Investment Amid Discussion of Budget Cuts

Today, the Annie E. Casey Foundation released their 2017 Kids Count Data Book. The data book ranks each state’s child well-being based upon 16 indicators in four categories: economics, education, health, and family and community. Overall, Connecticut ranked sixth among the states in child well-being, 17th in economic well-being, fourth in education, third in health, and ninth in family and community. Keep reading to learn more about the report. Keep reading to learn more about the data book’s release.

2017 National Data Book

According to the 2017 KIDS COUNT® Data Book released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Connecticut is among the leading states in the country when it comes to child well-being, finishing sixth overall. Connecticut ranked high in overall health and education domains, finishing third and fourth respectively.

 

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