elizabeth burke bryant http://ripr.org en RI Children Healthier, But Many Still in Poverty http://ripr.org/post/ri-children-healthier-many-still-poverty <p>Kids Count is out with its annual report on the health, education and safety of children in Rhode Island.</p><p>The report shows there are close to a quarter million children in the state. Nineteen percent live in families with incomes below the federal poverty level.</p><p>The good news, says Kids Count director Elizabeth Burke Bryant, is that they’re healthier than they once were.</p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 14:36:25 +0000 Flo Jonic & Elisabeth Harrison 13204 at http://ripr.org RI Children Healthier, But Many Still in Poverty RI Children Are Healthier Overall, But Many Live In Poverty http://ripr.org/post/ri-children-are-healthier-overall-many-live-poverty-0 <p></p><p>Kids Count is out with its annual report on the health, education and safety of children in Rhode Island.</p><p>The report shows there are close to a quarter million children in the state. Nineteen percent live in families with incomes below the federal poverty level.</p><p>The good news, says Kids Count director Elizabeth Burke Bryant, is that they’re healthier than they once were.</p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 14:25:29 +0000 Flo Jonic & Elisabeth Harrison 13203 at http://ripr.org