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PNS Daily Newscast - July 22, 2019 


As the weekend heatwave subsides, a report predicts more killer heat in the future; Democrats continue to push for articles of impeachment against Trump; and could a House bill be a watershed moment for wildlife conservation?

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Archive: June 17, 2019

Children of color face more obstacles to success than their white peers, according to The Annie E. Casey Foundation. (karelnoppe/Adobe Stock)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A new report calls for continued work to ensure Ohio children from all walks of life have the opportunity to thrive. The state ranks 27th nationally in The Annie E. Casey Foundation's 2019 KIDS COUNT Data Book with progress over the past several years in more than half of th ...Read More

Once again, New Mexico ranks last among states for overall children's well-being, but advocates for children say state lawmakers made some progress this year to help reverse the trend. (savethechildrenactionnetwork.org)

SANTA FE, N.M. – New Mexico is once again ranked 50th out of the 50 states for child well-being in the 2019 KIDS COUNT Data Book, compiled by The Annie E. Casey Foundation. But children's advocates see opportunities for improvement. The rankings are based on four factors – economic w ...Read More

The Annie E. Casey Foundation places Washington state 29th in education in its annual report. (Annie E. Casey Foundation)

SEATTLE – Washington state still has more progress to make on child well-being, according to a new report. The Annie E. Casey Foundation's 2019 KIDS COUNT Data Book ranks the Evergreen State 16th overall in its measure of how children are doing in four categories: economic well-being, educat ...Read More

Oregon has work to do to ensure children have quality education opportunities and live in financially stable homes, according to a new report. (SupportPDX/Flickr)

PORTLAND, Ore. – Oregon is falling behind other states when comes to the well-being of its children, a new report says. The Annie E. Casey Foundation's 2019 KIDS COUNT Data Book ranks the state 31st overall in its measure of how children are doing in four categories: economic well-being, edu ...Read More

New Hampshire ranked fourth in education, but 10th in the nation for the number of 3- and<br />4-year-olds not attending school. (YouTube/happygj79)<br />

CONCORD, N.H. -– A new report ranks New Hampshire number one in overall child well-being, but advocates for kids and families say it's no time to be complacent as there's room for improvement. The new Annie E. Casey Foundation Kids Count Data Book showed while the state ranks second in the na ...Read More

The on-time high school graduation rate in Pennsylvania is 87%, a 24% improvement since 2011. (matoue/pixabay)

HARRISBURG, Pa. – A new report shows marked improvement in the well-being of Pennsylvania's children. The Annie E. Casey Foundation's KIDS COUNT Data Book looks at 16 indicators of child well-being divided into four categories. The data in the 2019 report ranks the Keystone State 17th in t ...Read More

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