Mississippi’s child well-being rankings improve; still near bottom in nation

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Mississippi has made gains on economic, education, health and community factors that indicate children’s well-being, but the state still places near the bottom in the nation overall, according to a new annual report by the Annie E. Casey foundation. The state improved in nearly all of the 16 indicators examined in the report, and moved up in the overall rankings from 50th in 2017 to 48th this year.

Download the report and read the complete analysis by The Hechinger Report here.