Kids Count Policy Report Releases Child Poverty Numbers, Arizona 5th Highest In Country

Published: Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 3:25pm
Updated: Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 4:40pm

More than half of the kids in Arizona younger than eight live in low-income families, the fifth-highest percentage in the country.

That’s one of the findings from a new Kids Count Policy Report, which calls for a two-generation approach to dealing with childhood poverty.

Dana Wolfe Naimark is President and CEO of Children’s Action Alliance and said the theory is that by helping parents you can, by extension, help their kids.

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