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Child Poverty

On the new episode of Prognosis Ohio, part of the WCBE Podcast Experience, Dan Skinner talks with former Ohio Senator Nina Turner about her run for U.S. Congress in the special election in the 11th Congressional district. The special election is being held to fill the seat vacated by Rep.

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A new report from Georgetown University shows the number of uninsured Ohio children rose by 28 percent from 2016 to 2018. 

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A recent report by the non-partisan Annie E. Casey Foundation shows despite an improved economy since 2008, the rate of Ohio children living in high-poverty areas has seen little change. 

Child poverty in the U.S. could be cut in half over the next 10 years with a few simple steps, according to a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.

The United States does not stack up favorably when compared to other nations with advanced economies when it comes to childhood poverty worldwide, according to a new report, which considered factors such as the lack of access to quality food, high adolescent birth rates and a child dropping out of school.