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Kids Count: Growing poverty threatens children’s health – Recent Michigan policy decisions worsen the impact on kids

Posted January 24, 2012 by Bruce Snook

LANSING — Child abuse and neglect in St. Joseph County more than doubled over the past decade and almost 60 percent of St. Joseph K-12 children qualified for free and reduced price lunches, the latest Kids Count in Michigan Data Book concludes. Michigan’s long economic struggle is reflected in the new Kids Count findings. Children […]

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2009 Kids Count Data Book highlighted during gathering at St. Joseph County ISD

Posted January 12, 2010 by Bruce Snook

The needs of children and the quest for public policy to address those needs were key elements of a gathering at the St. Joseph Intermediate School District (ISD) headquarters near Centreville Tuesday morning (January 12th). The Building Strong Youth Council of the St. Joseph County Human Services Commission (HSC) hosted participation in a statewide teleconference […]

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