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Report: Tenn. drops in child well-being ranking, improves in areas
TN Commission on Children and Youth releases annual Annie E. Casey Foundation's Kids Count report
Report: Poverty affecting more kids in Davidson County
In 2010, Tennessee saw an uptick of 30,000 more children living in poverty, a 7.8 percent increase over the year before.
Inside the numbers: Tennessee children are healthier, but possibly because of poverty
The state came in at 16th in the country in children’s health, but was low in economic well-being (38th), family and community well-being (39th) and education (42nd).
State commission releases child welfare data, recommendations
Among ideas offered in the latest report — expand the availability of substance abuse treatment and mental health services for children and their families.
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