Posts tagged Indiana youth institute

July 22, 2014

 

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Report: More Children Living In Concentrated Poverty Areas

More than one in ten children in Indiana live in high-poverty areas.

December 6, 2013

 

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Youth Institute: Local Efforts Combat Infant Mortality

The Indiana Youth Institute says many factors contributing to high infant mortality are preventable, including smoking and obesity.

June 26, 2013

 

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Study: Indiana Children Are Healthier, But Poorer

Hoosier kids are healthier according to various indices, but 23 percent still live below the federal poverty level.

June 24, 2013

 

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In Children’s Wellness Survey, Indiana Moves Ahead Slightly

The Annie E. Casey Foundation ranks Indiana 30th nationally on the KIDS COUNT scorecard.

August 6, 2012

 

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Rise In Child Poverty Highlights Need For Free Breakfasts

The Indiana Youth Institute says schools in Indiana need to consider offering free breakfast programs because of the increase in child poverty.

August 18, 2011

 

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More Baby Hoosiers Born Under Weight

The percent of babies born in Indiana at a low birthweight is now above the national average.

August 17, 2011

 

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Indiana’s Child Poverty Increases

Experts say the recession is not solely responsible for the increase in child poverty in Indiana.

August 1, 2011

 

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Report Shows Benefits Of Early Childhood Education

The report examines factors affecting newborns to children 5 years of age. Those include such things as healthcare, housing, and family structure.

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