Picked up some great info in two recent posts on the Kids Have Rights site. Jump straight to the site here, or read their posts, below:
Poverty Hinders Education (Duh?)
Restating the obvious? Whatever, let’s take nothing away from the Fort Meyers News-Press, who has an excellent multimedia presentation about poverty and challenges in Southwest Florida. Check out the story and features here.
Florida Is In The Top 3 Nationwide For Kids Without Health Insurance
The Orlando Business Journal reports that Florida is one of the top three states in the U.S. for uninsured children who are eligible for coverage under Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program, known as CHIP, according to a report published by Project HOPE, a nonprofit international health education organization. The complete report is here, or you can check out the Business Journal Article here.