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RHODE ISLAND KIDS COUNT released Monday its annual Factbook, which highlights that the COVID-19 pandemic had devastating impacts on children and families' economic outlook.

R.I. KIDS COUNT Factbook: Pandemic had ‘devastating’ impacts on children, families

PROVIDENCE – The COVID-19 pandemic has had “devastating” impacts on children and families’ economic well-being, physical and mental health, safety, access to education and...
RHODE ISLAND KIDS COUNT'S latest Factbook, released Tuesday, stated that about 18% of children ages 18 and younger lived in poverty, which increased by a little more than 1% from 2017.

R.I. KIDS COUNT: Annual Factbook shows slight increase in child poverty,...

PROVIDENCE – After back-to-back years of decreases in the amount of children living in poverty, Rhode Island saw a slight increase in 2018, Rhode...
The RI KIDS COUNT Fact book places RI among the three highest in the U.S. for the percentage of children with health insurance, at 98 percent. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND KIDS COUNT

KIDS COUNT Report: R.I. insured rate 3rd best in U.S.; challenges...

PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island boasts 98 percent of children covered by health insurance, but child health challenges include newborns whose mothers used opioids, the...

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