Kids Count Survey: Despite progress in survey, poverty still problem for East Texas children
POSTED: Monday, July 1, 2013 - 7:27am
UPDATED: Monday, July 1, 2013 - 7:45am
Kilgore — Two steps forward may not always represent progress.
Texas moved up from 44 to 42 in the nation for overall well-being of children this past week, based the 2013 Kids Count Survey, compiled by the Center for Public Policy Priorities in Austin and the national Annie E. Casey Foundation.
Those two steps up for Texas, did not reflect an improvement in the lives of Texas children, but rather a decline in other states.
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