08/02/2012 09:33 AM
The 2012 version of the national Kids Count report shows Kentucky moving in the right direction with improvements in childhood development, especially children’s health. Terry Brooks, Director of the Kentucky Youth Advocates, said Kentucky leaders deserve credit for making policy changes over the last seven years, such as a mandatory seat belt rule and a graduated license process for teen drivers, as well as infant screening. They have contributed to a reversal of Kentucky’s lagging ranking in child health categories. “When’s... Read more
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