Texas 44th in Children’s Well-being

Texas ranks 44th among the states when it comes to the health and well-being of its children, according to a study by a Baltimore nonprofit that advocates for at-risk kids.

Using the U.S. Census Bureau and other sources, the study found the child poverty rate in Texas was higher in 2010 than the national rate of 22 percent, with 26 percent living in poverty.

Read more: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local_news/article/Texas-44th-in-children-s-well-being-3735307.php#ixzz21nCaZVlu

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