R.I. KIDS COUNT: Child poverty on decline, as other challenges rise

RHODE ISLAND KIDS COUNT's 25th annual factbook shows mixed results in efforts to improve the well-being of children statewide.
RHODE ISLAND KIDS COUNT's 25th annual factbook shows mixed results in efforts to improve the well-being of children statewide.
PROVIDENCE – The percentage of Rhode Island children living in poverty continues to decline, edging down to 16.6% in 2017 from 17% a year earlier, according to the latest Rhode Island KIDS COUNT Factbook released Monday. That was one of the positive findings of the 25th edition of the report that details the well-being of…

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