Things Are Looking Up for TN Children, According to Report



Things Are Looking Up for TN Children, According to Report | Kids Count, Murfreesboro news, NewsRadio WGNS

Tennessee is doing something right when it comes to its children. The state is seeing improvements for children in education, health and economic well-being according to the Annie E. Casey 2017 Kids Count Data Book released today (Tuesday). The state ranks 35th in the country when it comes to overall well-being, up from 38th last year. Linda O'Neal with the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth says the results are promising...

While there is positive growth for Tennessee when it comes to support of its children, Laura Speer with the Annie E. Casey Foundation points out a growing and stable economy will help sustain and advance the state further...

Tennessee ranked 26th in health, 33rd in education, and 35th in economic well-being.