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Overall child well-being in the United States saw little improvement and has not recovered from the Great Recession of 2008-2009

 

Overall child well-being in the United States saw little improvement and has not recovered from the Great Recession of 2008-2009, reports the Foundation for Child Development (FCD) in the 2013 National Child and Youth Well-Being Index (CWI). However, gains were seen in some areas, for example, lowered teenage birth rates, violent crime victimizations and violent crime offenses. Reductions in federal spending and the continued fallout from the recession have eroded previous gains.

03/31/2014