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Local/Regional News
1:13 pm
Tue December 10, 2013

Report: Fayette County Ranks High In Overall Child Health, Lags In Youth Incarceration


A new report shows Fayette County ranking 33rd among Kentucky’s 120 counties using 16 indicators of child well-being.

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Local/Regional News
6:00 am
Mon November 4, 2013

Report: Kentucky Ranked Worst In Nation Using Early Childhood Experience Measure

A report released Monday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation shows the Commonwealth continuing to struggle with childhood poverty.

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Local/Regional News
9:11 am
Fri December 28, 2012

Report: 1 In 4 Children In Ky. Living In Poverty

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- One in four Kentucky children live in poverty, and the number is rising.  The Courier-Journal reports those statistics are included in the Kentucky Kids Count 2012 County Data Book, released on Friday.

Kids Count defines poverty as a family of two adults and two children whose annual income falls below $22,113

The report says more than 240,000 children are living in poverty across the commonwealth.

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Local/Regional News
3:52 pm
Fri August 3, 2012

KY Health Insurance Program Celebrates 15th Anniversary

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Saturday will mark the 15th anniversary of KCHIP, the Kentucky Children’s Health Insurance Program, begun under the Clinton administration.

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Local/Regional News
1:00 am
Wed July 25, 2012

Child Well-Being Report Ranks Kentucky In Bottom 15 States

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s 2012 Kids Count data book, a national report card ranking child well-being released Wednesday, placed Kentucky in the bottom fifteen states. But there are positive trends as well.

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