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More Than Half Million Georgia Kids Live in Poverty

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ATLANTA (WAOK)-According to a new study by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Georgia is one of the worst states in the country for children living in poverty. The latest report shows 570 thousand children in Georgia now live in impoverished conditions. The results were part of the 2011 Kids Count Data Book, which measures infant mortality rates and the number of children living in families where no parent has full-time, year-round employment.

The Annie E. Casey Foundation is a Baltimore-based private charitable organization.

You can read the entire report here

 

 

 

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