Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

KIDS COUNT

The outlook for Florida children looks grim

in Statewide/Top Headlines by

Florida ranks 37th in the nation for child well-being. The latest KIDS COUNT Index moved Florida up one spot from 2014, but the data compiled shows there is still much to do – especially for minority children and those living in poverty. The data ranks Florida 45th in economic well-being, 27th in education, 38th in health, 34th in family and community. Even in the state’s most positive area, Florida is still worse off for kids than more than half the…

Keep Reading

Go to Top