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Report Shows State's Progress on Child Wellbeing Imperiled by Pandemic

Annie E. Casey Foundation
The Annie E. Casey Foundation's 2021 Kids Count Data Book analyzes child wellbeing on indicators ranging from health and education to economic opportunities.

The Annie E. Casey Foundation's annual Kids Count Data Bookwas released this week. The report analyzing child wellbeing ranks Arkansas 39th in the U.S., up one point from the previous year. The foundation's President and CEO Lisa Hamilton explains that the state's progress could be hindered by the Coronavirus pandemic. 

Daniel Caruth is KUAF's Morning Edition host and reporter for Ozarks at Large.
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