Kids Count Report Released for Wyoming
A national report has Wyoming showing improvement in the welfare of its children and teens. In the latest Kids Count data book report, Wyoming moved from 19th in the nation to 15th in national ranking on child and teen welfare.The report was released Monday by the nonprofit Annie E. Casey Foundation. The report gives the state both an overall ranking and scores in four separate areas — economic well-being; education; health and family; and community. Deanna Frey of the Wyoming Children's Action Alliance says that the state needs to continue to improve conditions for kids especially in the areas of health care and early childhood education.