Photo | Jackson Free Press | Jackson, MS

Photo detail

Mississippi's children are ranked 47th for education, an improvement over previous years' rankings, although the report found that from 2012-2014 numbers, 54 percent of young children were not in school. Photo courtesy Flickr/Gatanass

Stories this photo appears in:

Tease photo State

Mississippi's Children Make Gains But Still Land in Last Place

Child well-being in Mississippi is improving, but largely due to poverty, the state finished 50th in the Annie E. Casey Foundation's 2016 Kids Count data.


Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

comments powered by Disqus