Kids Count Report – Rhode Island

One in five children in R.I. living in poverty, Kids Count report says, By Richard Salit, January 22, 2015, Providence Journal: “A new report finds that more than one in every five children in Rhode Island was living in poverty in 2013, a rate that is little improved since the end of the recession and is worse than the rest of New England. The report, put out by Rhode Island KIDS COUNT, says 21.5 percent of children younger than 18 live below the federal poverty level. That’s 44,923 of the state’s 208,700 children, according to the report…”

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