|America's Report Card 2012: Children in the U.S|
America's Report Card 2012: Children in the U.S., released yesterday by First Focus and Save the Children, assigns America a lackluster C- for overall child well-being. The launch featured speakers Jennifer Garner, former Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT), Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), First Focus President Bruce Lesley, and Senior Vice President of Save the Children's U.S. Programs Mark Shriver.
The national report card, released yesterday by First Focus and Save the Children, assigned the nation grades in five key domains of a child's life:Economic security: D
Early Childhood: C-
K-12 Education: C-
Permanency and stability: D
Health and Safety: C+
Overall Grade: C-
Download corresponding policy recommendations from our partners at First Focus Campaign for Children (PDF)
View video of the event (C-SPAN)
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