On the Ground in Montana


A group of child advocacy and research organizations representing every state and using data to promote smart policies on issues ranging from child welfare and juvenile justice to education and economic opportunity. 

Lessons From Montana

More Kids Living in Low-Income Families Today Than Before Recession

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When it comes to child well-being, the research is clear: Family finances matter. Poverty can impede a child’s ability to learn and contribute to social, emotional and behavioral problems. In total, 31 million kids— 43% of the nation’s children — now live in families that are low-income.

February 2, 2017

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