Overall, Michigan ranks 33rd for child well-being and the state’s rankings have fallen or stagnated in several areas including economic well-being, education, family and community and health.
“We’ve got to figure out how to life up these kids out of poverty,” Michigan League for Public Policy President and CEO Gilda Jacobs said. “Investing in kids is equally as important as investing in roads.”
The Kids Count Data Book uses 16 indicators to rank the states across four domains: Health, education, economic well-being and family and community. June 27, 2018 – WXYZ ABC TV (Detroit)