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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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