Ten Best & Worst States for Children

From the Children’s Defense Fund

January, 2014 Newsletter

“Did you know New Mexico is the worst state for child hunger and Massachusetts tops all states in nearly every ranking of public school students’ reading and math proficiency? Check out CDF’s new report, The State of America’s Children® 2014, to find out how your state compares to other states. The report provides state-by-state data and comparisons on all indicators of child well-being. Additional resources provide a look at the 10 best and worst states for children in categories ranging from extreme poverty to health coverage to enrollment in early childhood development and learning programs.”