SUbscriber Login | NEW SUBSCRIPTION  

Others improve child well-being

  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
in

Louisiana has averaged 49th in child well-being among the states for 26 years. According to The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s KIDS COUNT annual reports, in terms of child well-being, Louisiana’s children, “our children,” would have been better off living in 48 other states — for 26 years.

We are still near our worst which was back in 1990, when Louisiana ranked 51st in child well-being. That’s right — 51st in the nation. In 1990, Washington, D. C., then at the epicenter of the nation’s crack epidemic, was caring for children better than we were.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share