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The 2018 Kids Count Data Book is out, and it shows Arizona ranks 45th overall in four main areas of kids’ well being: education, health, poverty, family and community factors. About 25% of Arizona kids live in poverty, and fourth grade reading success and eighth-grade math proficiency were down. We’ll get more on that report from Children’s Action Alliance president and CEO Dana Wolfe Naimark.

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