Children's Defense Fund of Ohio Number Of Ohio Children Without Health Coverage Rising By Jim Letizia • Oct 15, 2020 mccourt.georgetown.edu A new Georgetown University report shows between 2016 and 2019, the number of Ohio children without health insurance rose by 27 thousand to 131 thousand. Ohio Again Declines In Annual Child Well-Being Rankings By Jim Letizia • Jun 24, 2020 aecf.org Ohio ranks 31st in the nation for child well-being, according to the latest Annie E. Casey Foundation's Kids Count Data Book. Ohio's Child Poverty Rate Sees Slight Improvement By Jim Letizia • Oct 8, 2019 aecf.org 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. Ohio Declines In Annual Child Well-Being Rankings By Jim Letizia • Jun 18, 2019 aecf.org The latest report on child well-being by the non-partisan Annie E. Casey Foundation ranks Ohio 27th in the nation overall, down from 25th last year, but notes racial and ethnic disparities persist. Report: Ohio Has More Teens Staying In Group Homes By Jim Letizia • Apr 11, 2019 aecf.org Ohio has made slight improvements in placing foster children with families. Ohio Declines In Annual Child Well-Being Rankings By Jim Letizia • Jun 27, 2018 aecf.org Ohio is ranked 25th in the nation for overall child well-being in the latest Kids Count data book from the non-partisan Annie E. Casey Foundation. Report Details How Opportunities For Minority Ohio Kids Are Limited Compared With Whites By Jim Letizia • Oct 25, 2017 atlantablackstar.com Ohio children of immigrants and of color are far behind white kids in terms of well-being and opportunity, according to a new report by the non-partisan Annie E. Casey Foundation. Ohio Improves In Child Well-Being Rankings By Jim Letizia • Jun 14, 2017 aecf.org The Annie E. Casey Foundation's 2017 Kids Count Data Book ranks Ohio 24th for child well-being, up from 26th last year. Report: Breastfeeding Education Could Help Reduce Infant Mortality By Jim Letizia • Mar 28, 2017 parents.com A policy brief suggests educating women on breastfeeding will help reduce Ohio's high infant mortality rate. Report: More Appalachian Ohio Children Living In Poverty By Ohio Public Radio & Jim Letizia • May 5, 2016 alexiafoundation.org A new report by the Children's Defense Fund of Ohio shows little improvement for low-income Appalachian children. Report: 271 Thousand Ohio Children Have An Incarcerated Parent By Jim Letizia • Apr 27, 2016 ellabakercenter.org A new report by the non-profit Annie E. Casey foundation shows 271-thousand Ohio children have at least one incarcerated parent, the fourth-highest number in the nation. Proposal To Deal With Truancy Problem By Ohio Public Radio • Jan 8, 2016 Karen Kasler Thousands of Ohio students are truant every year, and many wind up getting expelled. Three Republican state lawmakers have introduced a proposal to deal with the problem. More Ohio Children In Poverty Than During Great Recession By Jim Letizia • Jul 22, 2015 aecf.org A new report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation shows nearly one in four Ohio children now live in poverty, up from 18 percent seven years ago. More Franklin County Children Living In Poverty By Jim Letizia • Aug 8, 2013 The Children's Defense Fund of Ohio says nearly 27 percent of Franklin County children lived in poverty in 2011, and 34 percent received food stamps.