Annie E. Casey Foundation http://kgou.org en Study: 1 In 4 Oklahoma Kids Live In Poverty http://kgou.org/post/study-1-4-oklahoma-kids-live-poverty <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">A <a href="http://datacenter.kidscount.org/data#OK/2/0">new national study</a> shows that nearly 1 in 4 children in&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;live in poverty and the number of children living in high-poverty areas has more than doubled since 2000.</p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:14:37 +0000 Associated Press 33880 at http://kgou.org Study: 1 In 4 Oklahoma Kids Live In Poverty Survey Shows Oklahoma Children's Well-Being Improves http://kgou.org/post/survey-shows-oklahoma-childrens-well-being-improves <p></p><p>An annual report on the well-being of children in the United States <a href="http://datacenter.kidscount.org/~/media/65/2013KC_state_profile_OK.pdf">shows improvement in&nbsp;Oklahoma</a>.</p><p>The state's ranking improved from 40th to 36th among the 50 states in the <a href="http://www.aecf.org/~/media/Pubs/Initiatives/KIDS%20COUNT/123/2013KIDSCOUNTDataBook/2013KIDSCOUNTDataBookr.pdf">Kids Count report</a> released Monday by the Baltimore-based Annie E. Casey Foundation.</p><p>The foundation ranks states based on four areas — economic well-being; education; health; and family and community issues.</p><p> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 19:24:26 +0000 Associated Press & Brian Hardzinski 8419 at http://kgou.org Survey Shows Oklahoma Children's Well-Being Improves