More kids are graduating from high school on time and less are living in poverty today in Oakland County than a decade ago. But children in families investigated for child abuse has jumped 37%.
Those are some of the key findings from this year’s Kids Count in Michigan Data Book released by the Michigan League for Public Policy. Comparing data from 2010 to 2018, the data book analyzes and evaluates child welfare in Michigan, alongside a national analysis, based on four categories: Family and community, health and safety, economic security and education.
Read more in The Oakland Press.